Arsenal have finally signed the Gabonian international striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, from the Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund, after years of being linked with the London club which got into Arsenal’s history.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined the Emirates Stadium on the deadline day of the winter transfer windows where the Gabonian international became Arsenal’s most expensive transfer ever with a fee estimated to exceed 60millions.
The arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in parallel of two other deals where the French international striker, Oliver Giroud, left Arsenal after five seasons and a half with the Gunners and joined Chelsea FC, where their second striker, the Belgian international Michy Batshuayi, left for Borussia Dortmund as a replacement until the end of this season for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made his Premier League debut at home with Arsenal FC against the Liverpool side, Everton FC, where Arsenal trashed 5-1 for the second time this season after Arsenal FC won against Everton FC 5-2 earlier this season away from home, at the Goodison Park.
Moreover, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was able to score on his debut with Arsenal FC where he was selected as one of the top strikers during that Premier League Matchday by some football experts and pundits.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was able to get into Arsenal’s history as well to be the eight players to score for Arsenal on their debut where only seven other players were able to score on their debut, and the recent player to score before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was to score.
Moreover, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang became the first ever Gabonian player to play for Arsenal and he became the 50th nationality to wear the Gunners shirt.
Finally, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang became Arsenal’sall-timee highest transfer fee record to exceed the transfer fee of the French striker, Alexander Lacazette, who was Arsenal’s record signing after Arsenal signed him from the French Ligue 1 side, Lyon.
Arsenal will be playing against the London club, Tottenham Hotspurs, in the North London Derby where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will have his main test to be able to score away from home at Wembley against a tough team, and in a very important match.