Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is having a season to remember with Arsenal, with only Sergio Aguero managing more goals than him among Premier League players.
In the process, he became the first Arsenal player to score a hat-trick in Europe since Lucas Perez against Basel in 2016.
3 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the first player to score a hat-trick in Europe for Arsenal since Lucas Perez away to Basel in the Champions League in December 2016. Thumping. pic.twitter.com/sSCZN28eiC— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 9, 2019
He headed into that fixture with just five goals in the competitionm but against the Spaniards, he was very much in the mood, and helped himself to the match ball.
His first of the evening took his tally to 27 goals in all competitions this season, four behind Aguero among Premier League players
27 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has netted 27 goals in all competitions this season, a haul only Sergio Aguero (31) can better among Premier League players. Gold. pic.twitter.com/Z4Lt16L7Rz— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 9, 2019
After completing his treble, he extended his haul to 29 goals to move two goals behind the Manchester City forward.
Arsenal battle Chelsea for the top prize on May 29 at Baku's Olympic Stadium.
🗓 May 29, 2019— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) May 9, 2019
📍 Olympic Stadium, Baku
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