Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his 50th Premier League goal against Norwich to become Arsenal’s fastest player to reach that mark in 79 premier league appearances.
The Gabon international opened the scoring in the 33rd minute after Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul made an error. Aubameyang nicked the ball off the Krul’s foot when he tried to dribble to make a long kick.
Four minutes later, the Gunners got a second goal, scored by Granit Shaka with a brilliant assist from Aubameyang.
In the 67th minute, Aubameyang scored his second goal getting him into Arsenal’s book of history. He reached the mark quicker than former Arsenal star Thierry Henry who hit the mark in 87 games.
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Cedric Soares scored the fourth goal in the 81st minute confirming the Gunner’s victory. Arsenal won 4-0 against Norwich moving to the 7th place in the league table.
This achievement has seen the striker becoming second after Mohammed Salah in the list of quickest African players to reach 50 premier league goals.
Aubameyang is happy about his goal scoring record at Arsenal and negotiation about his future at the club is ongoing.
“I’ll talk with the club and we’re going to see what’s going to happen, but first of all I’m focused on the games and the end of the season, so we’ll see,” Aubameyang told BT Sport.