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Auba - Micki is really like a brother to me

By his own admission, the chance to link up with Henrikh Mkhitaryan again was a key factor in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's decision to join us.

The pair developed a fantastic understanding during their time together at Borussia Dortmund - and Auba says that was true off the pitch as well.

"I’m really happy [to be at the same club as Micki again]," Aubameyang told Arsenal Player. "He’s really like a brother, a good friend, and we’ve played together in the past. I’m really happy to see him again.
 
"He called me a few times and he asked me, ‘Will you come or not?’ and I said, ‘First you have to tell me if you sign or not!’ Then he told me it was all done, and of course it was a big factor in coming here.
 
"I think we understand each other on and off the pitch. I think that’s why it’s a little bit easier on the pitch."