Borussia Dortmund star Aubameyang plans surprise ahead 100th Bundesliga goal

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The striker disclosed that he has a plan to execute once he becomes the first African to hit a century of efforts in the German top-flight

Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is planning a surprise for fans should he reach a milestone of 100 Bundesliga goals.

The 28-year-old has notched 13 league efforts in 15 appearances this season to become the highest-scoring African in the German top-flight history with 98 goals, after displacing Tony Yeboah's 96-goal record in Dortmund's 2-1 loss to Werder Bremen on December 9.

With the German league set to resume from its traditional winter break this Sunday, the Gabon marksman has his eyes set on reaching a century of goals.

"It's all kicking off again, and hopefully we can make a good start with a home win," Aubameyang told Bundesliga website.

"I'm closing in on 100 league goals, and I've something in mind for when I get there, but it's a surprise."

Aubameyang who scooped the league’s top scorer award with 31 league goals last season highlighted the feat as one of his memorable moments in Germany.

"It was an extraordinary moment; I couldn't hold back the tears. I put a lot of work into fulfilling that dream, of finishing top scorer one day. And it's all the harder when you're up against Robert Lewandowski.

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"For me, as an African player, it's something special. I hope I can score a lot more goals."

The former AC Milan prodigy will be aiming to increase his tally when Peter Stoger’s men welcome Wolfsburg to the Signal-Iduna Park on Sunday.

Dortmund are placed third in the Bundesliga log with 28 points from 17 games – 16 points adrift leaders Bayern Munich.

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