Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has showcased series of impressive performances in Arsenal’s 6-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday evening.
The Gabon international, who endured a miserable form in front of goal throughout last campaign, appeared to be back into his energetic intelligent and handsomely display after netted an hat-rick and set-up one assists.
After a brilliant shot from Bukayo Saka, West Brom shot-stopper Alex Palmer parried the ball to Aubameyang, who had the simplest of tasks and converted from close range.
In typical style, the 32-year-old forward found the net again before the half-time whistle, as he capitalized Nicolas Pepe shot that hit the goalpost.
The former Borussia Dortmund striker set-up Nicolas Pepe goal before marked his third hat-rick in Arsenal shirt with amazing strike in the second half of the game.
Aubameyang mid-week display could boost his confidence ahead of trip to Etihad stadium and the Gabon international will hope of help his side’s when battle with Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend.
The Gunners had lose their first two Premier League games of the season and win at West Brom in mid-week could boost confidence of Mikel Arteta’s men when lock horns with Premier League champions at Etihad on Saturday evening.
Meanwhile, Gabriel Magalheas, who sustained an injury to his right knee whilst with the Brazilian Olympic Squad, made his first appearances Arsenal this season as he played 45 minutes in the club’s under23 versus Tottenham Hotspur.
Gabriel featured against Tottenham Hotspur, means the Brazilian defender will miss trip to Etihad and could not available for selection against Manchester City.