Pierre Emerick Aubameyang awarded Premier League’s Golden Boot and has to share the award with Liverpool Duo, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane whose scored as much as he is in the Premier League. He clinched the award after he scored twice in Arsenal’s victory 3-1 on the last match in Premier League against Burnley. He paid tribute to his Arsenal teammates after the finals two goals.
The Gabon international players brace helped Unai Emery’s side record a 3-1 win at Turf Moore that saw them miss out a top-four place by a solitary point. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, who scored a hat-trick in Thursday’s victory over Valencia, now has 30 goals for the campaign in all competitions ahead of Europe League final against Chelsea in just over a fortnight’s time.
After that game, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang told online gambling website that his teammates know he was in contention for the Golden Boot, despite he never said anything to them about that because he doesn’t want them only to focus on him. He also said that he is a team player and if he wasn’t scoring, it wouldn’t have mattered. But in the end, he scored and he was really happy about that. Therefore he has to be thankful for his team.
He also admitted that this season was a tough season but indeed his team played a great season to end up in the fourth position at the end of the campaign.
Juergen Klopp Was Pleasantly Surprised By Aubameyang Achievement
The fact is, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang missed a late chance to complete a second hat trick in three days and win the Golden Boot outright but preferred to concentrate on the contribution of Eddie Nketiah who scored his first ever Premier League goal with the last kick of Arsenal’s Premier League campaign. Even though missed the chance to win the award for himself, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is happy that he is sharing the Golden Boot award with two other guys that he likes.
Meanwhile, on the Liverpool’s side, Juergen Klopp admitted he was shocked after Pierre Emerick Aubameyang ensured there was a three-way tie for this season’s Premier League Golden Boot. The Germany manager also said that he was pleasantly surprised by his former Borussia Dortmund charge was able to join such illustrious company.