Arteta hints at Aubameyang promise after first Arsenal trophy as coach
Date printed: Saturday 1st August 2020 8:15
Mikel Arteta expressed his pleasure at successful his first trophy as Arsenal supervisor, after they beat Chelsea to clinch the FA Cup.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace to deliver Arsenal again from behind after Christian Pulisic had given their rivals the lead.
Arsenal rallied again into the sport, although, and bought the win to finish a combined season on a excessive notice. They qualify for the Europa League because of this.
Arteta revealed after the sport how impressed he was by their spirit to return again into the sport and maintain on.
He informed BBC Sport: “It was a tough begin once we conceded so early. If I do know one thing about these gamers, is that we weren’t going to surrender.
“We performed in all probability the most effective 30 minutes after since I arrived. I’m so proud to signify these gamers and this membership.
“It’s a double reward for us. It’s actually essential for this membership in each option to be in Europe. All of us did it so I’m so completely satisfied.
“The gamers had been utterly knackered and so they made an enormous effort via the coronavirus to maintain match so I’m so completely satisfied for them.”
Whereas Aubameyang performed a starring position, there are fears that it might have been his final recreation for the membership.
The Gabonese striker is out of contract subsequent yr, which means Arsenal face a race in opposition to time to maintain him. However Arteta is hopeful that they are going to have the ability to, after promising to construct a group round him.
“He is aware of what I take into consideration him. I wish to construct the squad round him,” Arteta insisted. “I believe he desires to remain and it’s nearly getting the deal completed.
“However I believe these moments will assist him to understand and consider that we’re in the fitting path and he’s a giant a part of that. He’s cherished by everyone on the membership. Hopefully he can proceed with us.”
Requested for a definitive reply if Aubameyang would enroll, Arteta replied: “I believe he’ll, sure.”
Learn what Aubameyang stated about his personal future right here.
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