Aubameyang has always been Arsenal’s focus on the front lines since being brought in from Borussia Dortmund in 2018. Until the end of last season, the striker from Gabon recorded 54 goals in 85 appearances.
which made Arsenal desperately extend its contract which would end at the close of the 2020/21 season. Luckily, they managed to tie him up with a brand-new contract a few months ago.
He’s gotten a pretty salary raise. significant, making him one of the most expensive paid players at the Emirates Stadium. However, since then, his performance has dropped dramatically.
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Arsenal Get More Creative
This season, Aubameyang has played 10 times but only recorded two goals. The incision is clearly worrying for many people, including the legend of the Gunners, Martin Keown.
Keown hopes Arteta is willing to use his latest scheme against Tottenham to accommodate Aubameyang’s game. Namely presenting the figure of No.10 who in the previous match played by Alexandre Lacazette.
Lacazette performed brilliantly as No.10 when Arsenal met Rapid Vienna in the Europa League a few days ago. He even scored one of the four goals scored by the Gunners in that match.
” I believe this system will make Arsenal more creative when facing opponents in the Premier League, “said Keown in a special column in Daily Mail .
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Need Service from Lacazette
In that role, Lacazette actually served other strikers like Nicolas Pepe, Reiss Nelson, and Eddie Nketiah without losing their sharpness. Keown believes Lacazette can revive Aubameyang’s performance.
“At the opening of the match, Lacazette scored a beautiful goal from “Long distance and feed runners like Nicolas Pepe and Reiss Nelson, with Eddie Nketiah up front. That makes them even more dangerous,” continued Keown.
“With three strikers and one supporter, it will give a bigger chance to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is very hungry for that kind of service,” he concluded.