Mikel Arteta expects Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to finally commit his future to Arsenal within the next few days once the Gabonese Republic forward's excellent strike capped Saturday's 3-0 win at Fulham.
Arteta's facet started the new Premier League season with the sort of assured show that has become their hallmark since Arteta took charge. Arsenal's free-flowing attack was too incisive for promoted Fulham d Alexandre Lacazette to give the guests an early lead at Craven house.
Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes scored Arsenal's second once the break-in his launching since his close-season move from the urban center. Aubameyang another the ultimate flourish with a generally attention-getting strike that emphatic why Arsenal square measure therefore desperate for the club captain to sign an extension to the contract.
Gunners boss Arteta had excellent news for fans involved Aubameyang would possibly leave as he discovered their team's good luck charm is about to sign the offer. "I'm extremely positive we have a tendency to square measure progressing to cotton on done presently and hopefully within the next few days you'll get some news,"
Arteta told With former Chelsea jock Willian providing a combine of assists on his debut, it was the perfect method for Arsenal to start a season that seems jam-packed with
promise once last season's solfa syllable Cup triumph.
Although their eighth-placed end within the Premier League stratified as Arsenal's lowest final position since 1995, Arteta had very little to try to thereupon once take charge in Dec.
The former Manchester town assistant coach has been a much-needed breath of contemporary air for Arsenal and pushing for an area within the high four mustn't be on the far. "I needed to ascertain my team determined to come back to the current troublesome ground against a very sensible team that has been promoted.
we tend to had plenty of energy and did the items we tend to trained on during this amount," Arteta aforementioned. "Gabriel did not play for 6 months before these days. While the continued absence of fans thanks to the coronavirus and shorter than usual break has taken touch anticipation faraway from the new campaign, Arsenal was keener than most
to induce back in action once beating Chelsea within the solfa syllable-final.
The Gunners had underlined their speedy improvement by defeating Premier League champions Liverpool on penalties within the Community protect last month and Fulham was no match for them.
The only dark cloud for Arteta was a pre-match spat between Dani Ceballos and Eddie Nketiah.
The combine had to be separated by Arsenal team-mates once Nketiah reacted to AN aggressive challenge from Ceballos whereas a bunch of players were exchanging passes within the prolusion.
Arteta's worries were relieved once Lacazette reticulates within the ninth minute.
Granit Xhaka's strike forced a miscued clearance from Tim Ream and Willian pounced with a close-range shot that Fulham keeper Marek Rodak might solely force to Lacazette, United Nations agency
Willian was denied a debut goal once his low free-kick cannoned off the bottom of the post. Gabriel was enjoying a composed debut and therefore the 22-year-old showed he may be a goal threat moreover once he doubled Arsenal's lead within the forty-ninth minute.
Willian swung over the corner and Gabriel showed his want as he rose on top of archangel Hector for a tried header that hit his shoulder because it flashed into cyberspace. Fulham's defense was crumbling just like the recently dismantled Craven house stand and Aubameyang finished them off within the 57th minute with a carbon of his Community protect the goal against Liverpool.