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Aubameyang: What Mkhitaryan Said To Me Before I Joined Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: What Henrikh Mkhitaryan Said To Me Before I Joined Arsenal

By Kurt Buckerfield - Feb 07, 2018 02:25 PM @KurtLaduma

African superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed what Henrikh Mkhitaryan told him before he made the decision to quit Borussia Dortmund for Arsenal.

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The striker, who scored on his Gunners debut, a 5-1 drubbing of Everton on Saturday, has explained that the opportunity to reunite with Mkhitaryan is what convinced him to sign for Arsenal.

"He called me a few times and asked, 'Will you come or not?'" the Gabon superstar told Arsenal’s official website.

"I said, 'First you have to tell me if you signed or not'. He told me it was all done – and, of course, it was a big factor in me coming here. It's like being reunited with a brother, a good friend.

"We played together in the past, and I'm really happy to see him again."

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While Aubameyang got his Arsenal career off to a flying start against the Toffees, Mkhitaryan assisted three strikes in the same match, which was also his full Premier League debut for the club.

Do you think these two stars can help Arsenal to a top-four finish this season? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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murendeni joe Feb 08, 2018 04:29 PM
Two top stars
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Faysal Feb 07, 2018 09:10 PM
So do your job
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MSANDROTIC Feb 07, 2018 07:40 PM
Maybe, but they must work as a team so that good results may come
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blackmeteor Feb 07, 2018 02:48 PM
Can be a winning combo for us!

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