The Gabon captain was set to start out the North London derby on Sunday earlier than he was dropped for Lacazette who wore the captain’s armband
Regardless of his omission from the beginning line-up in Sunday’s North London derby, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reacted to Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.
The 31-year-old took to social media to rejoice the Gunners’ triumph after objectives from Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette helped them surmount Jose Mourinho’s facet.
Aubameyang was ready to start out the encounter on the Emirates Stadium however he was dropped to the bench for disciplinary causes and Lacazette led the frontline with the captain’s armband.
He was trying to make an look later within the sport as he was seen warming up within the second half with Willian who changed Emile Smith Rowe within the 77th minute. Nevertheless, Aubameyang was not chosen to come back on.
“North London is Crimson and that’s it!!!,” Aubameyang wrote on Instagram with an image of the workforce’s celebration.
Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon, nonetheless, backed Mikel Arteta’s resolution to drop the captain and he suggests the punishment will assist uphold the membership’s integrity and values.
“Arteta was proper to drop Aubameyang in my guide. Whatever the consequence. The integrity of the workforce and its’ values need to be maintained. Nobody is larger than the group. It must be that method IMO,” Dixon tweeted.
Arteta was proper to drop Aub in my guide. Whatever the consequence. The integrity of the workforce and its values need to be maintained. Nobody greater than the group. It must be that method IMO @Arsenal
— Lee Dixon 💙 (@LeeDixon2) March 14, 2021
This season, Aubameyang has scored 9 objectives in 23 Premier League matches for Arsenal who sit 10th within the desk with 41 factors from 28 matches.
He will likely be aiming to play a component when the Gunners host Olympiacos for the return fixture of their Europa League spherical of 16 conflict on Thursday.