No one has scored more Premier League goals than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang since he joined Arsenal, after he drew level with Mohamed Salah on Monday.
Aubameyang netted in rather interesting fashion on Monday, scoring a neat chip which was initially ruled out for offside before the VAR officials ended up giving the goal.
That brought the striker up to 39 Premier League goals since joining in January 2018, the joint-most of any player in that period. Only Mohamed Salah – who also has 39 – is even within five goals of the Arsenal man, with Sergio Aguero next on 33.
In all competitions, Aubameyang is up to 49 goals for Arsenal in 73 games, plus 11 assists. That’s 60 goal contributions in 73 matches totalling 5728 minutes, one every 95 minutes.
The striker only played one game outside the Premier League in his first half a season, and he’s only played once (and scored once) in the Europa League this campaign, but he scored nine in 15 European and Cup games in 2018/19.
It’s hard to look at those numbers and fail to be impressed. Aubameyang may be at the peak of his powers in age terms, but he had to adapt to a new league and a new country that late in his career, and he’s done so fantastically well.