The relief on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s face after his goal against Newcastle last weekend was plain to see.
This has not been our captain’s most prolific season, but he remains confident he will soon be back to his very best in front of goal.
“All year was a really hard year,” Aubameyang said. “I think we gave a lot at the end of the season to win the Emirates FA Cup and to qualify for the Europa League because it was really important for the club.
“From the beginning of the season I was struggling, not a little bit maybe but a lot, but I think this is part of football. Sometimes you have ups and downs and you have to manage it as [best] you can.
“I try my best and until now it has not been the best performance from me, but I’m still positive, I think I can turn this around and that’s what I try to do with the team. I think the most important [thing] for the moment is the team and we are back to winning ways, so we are happy.
“I always try to give my best, not only on the pitch but also in the dressing room for the guys. Sometimes it’s hard and maybe you’re not in the right mood but you have to find a way to change it and give positive vibes for the guys and I try to do that. I try my best.”
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