Aubameyang is confident he can achieve THIS great feat at Arsenal

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that he is confident he can finish as the top scorer in the English Premier League this season.

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The Gabonese striker made this known after scoring the winner for the Gunners when they faced Watford at Vicarage Road on Monday night.

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The 29-year-old currently has 18 goals in the league, one behind Mohamed Salah and Sergio Aguero who both have 19.

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Asked if he could go ahead of Salah and Aguero, he said: ‘Yeah, why not? I feel confident and the race is going on. I know it’s a tough battle but I’m confident and will carry on.’

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The former Borussia Dortmund forward is level with Liverpool star Sadio Mane who has 18 goals, while Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane both have 17 goals.

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Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy have 16 and 15 goals respectively.

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Aubameyang’s goal against Watford took the Gunners to fourth on the Premier League table, ahead of Manchester United and Chelsea who are in 6th and fifth position respectively.

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Arsenal currently have five games to play in the 2018/19 Premier League season. Unai Emery’s side will go away to Wolves and Leicester in two of those five games.

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Goals from Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazatte will be crucial in the Gunners’ bid to finish in the top-four. Lacazette currently has 13 goals in the Premier League this season.

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The Gunners will have to improve on their away form if they want to solidify their stay in the top-four.

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Arsenal will also need to improve on their away record when they face Napoli in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie this Thursday.

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