Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is targeting the Golden Boot in his first full season in England with just two games remaining of the league season.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang currently sits on 19 league goals for the season, one behind Sadio Mane and Sergio Aguero and two behind Mo Salah.
Although all goals in all competitions don’t go towards the award, Auba has 25 in 47 games this season. He has two league goals in his last three games.
Arsenal have just two matches remaining and the Gabon striker will be hoping he can bag as many as possible against Brighton on Sunday at The Emirates. Arsenal’s final game is at Turf Moor where they’ve scored just a single goal in each of their last four games there.
“When you’re a striker it means a lot,” Aubameyang said. “If you want to be the best you have to win the golden boot.
“It’s a tough battle. We have great strikers in the Premier League. They are so consistent all season. They score and they score and they score. That’s what makes them so special.
“But I’m a guy who is confident and I know I can do it. There are still two games to play so I have my chances — why not?
“Maybe this is the first season in my career that I play with another striker like Laca.
“I’m really happy we are doing well. We always give everything for the team. Laca deserves to score goals, and I think I do as well.
“We have the same vision about football when we talk in the dressing room, the same ideas and the same feelings. The fact we understand each other is the thing that makes the difference in the games.
“My ambition was to bring the club back into the Champions League and we are not so far away.
“Hopefully we’ll reach this target.”
Auba was previously named Golden Boot winner in 2017 when he was Borussia Dortmund.
Since arriving at Arsenal he has scored 35 goals.
To compare, Alexis Sanchez has scored five since he joined Manchester United.