Aubameyang and Lacazette pals’ act drives Arsenal towards bigger things | Amy Lawrence

The club’s strike pair have struck up a strong friendship and it showed in the vital win over Manchester United

It is a sign of the striking bond between Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette that, when the Frenchman picked himself up to see Arsenal had been awarded a penalty against Manchester United, he went straight over to his partner to boost his confidence for the task in hand. A critical game was on the line. Aubameyang had been carrying the disappointment of a squandered late penalty against Tottenham with him for a week.

With a little help from Lacazette, Aubameyang felt absolutely ready. “This friendship is really, really strong and straight after he fell down, he watched me and said: ‘You shoot. You have to be focused and you shoot’,” Aubameyang recalls. “It’s a great partnership. Of course the coach decides who plays and whether we play together or not, and we have to accept that, that’s normal. But I think we are both really focused on playing for the team and giving our best.”

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