Aubameyang nets 50th Premier League aim as Arsenal thump Norwich

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A horrible error from goalkeeper Tim Krul gifted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang his 50th Premier League aim as Arsenal thumped Norwich City 4-Zero on the Emirates on Wednesday, pushing the Canaries ever nearer to relegation. Krul foolishly tried to pretend an extended kick and dribble past the Gabon striker in the 33rd minute, however he nicked the ball off the keeper’s foot and rolled it into the web to succeed in a half-century of targets in the English prime flight.

The Gunners scored an excellent second 4 minutes later as David Luiz began an attack with an outstanding cross-field ball to Kieran Tierney. His move discovered Aubameyang, who teed up Granit Xhaka to attain with a candy first-time shot.

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Norwich supervisor Daniel Farke made three modifications on the break and his side began the second half brightly, with alternative striker Adam Idah forcing a save in the first minute of the second interval.

However, Norwich’s penchant for errors came back to hang-out them, and Aubameyang killed the sport off together with his second aim in the 67th minute after the guests lost the ball from their very own throw-in.

Cedric Soares came off the bench to attain his first aim for Arsenal in the 81st minute because the London club climbed to seventh place on 47 points. Norwich remained backside on 21 points, six behind 17th-placed West Ham United with six games left.

Aubameyang mentioned he was pleased with his goal-scoring record at Arsenal, including that discussions with the club about signing a new contract had been ongoing.

“We’ll discuss with the club and we’re going to see what’s going to occur, however initially I’m actually targeted on the games and the end of the season, so we’ll see,” the 31-year-old informed BT Sport.

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