There are fan favourites, and then there’s Auba.
Since Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrived at our club, he has formed a deep connection with our fanbase - and he says that was crucial in his decision to sign a new contract.
“The fans are everything you know, they are everything,” Auba told Ian Wright in our exclusive interview at Emirates Stadium.
“They are waiting for you [outside the ground], of course they can sometimes be angry about you but this is football you know. This is why I respect them, and play for them.
“I used to be a supporter as well when I was young, so I know the feeling when your team wins, and when your team loses, so I understand them and this is why I stay here - because I love them.
“The love they’ve showed me since I arrived here, I’m like, ‘Wow!’ Every day I get a lot of messages, and when I go out from the stadium, even when we lose sometimes I stop and I have to say sorry!”
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