Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang emerges fastest Arsenal star to hit 25 goals

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang emerges fastest Arsenal star to hit 25 goals

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang emerged the fastest Arsenal player to score 25 Premier League goals for the Emirates dwellers.

The Gunners claimed a 2-1 over Cardiff on Tuesday night, January 29, with Aubameyang netting the opener from a spot-kick before Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette scored the second.

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Interestingly, Aubameyang’s opener from the spot was his 25th Premier League goal in 37 matches, meaning the Gabonese has netted 25 goals from lesser games.

The performance saw Aubameyang leapfrog club icon Thierry Henry, who previously held the record at 42 matches for Arsenal, according to UK Sun report.

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On the other hand, Henry was followed by Ian Wright after 61 matches, while Alexis Sanchez is fourth in the standing after achieving having the feat in 59 games.

Togolese star Emmanuel Adebayor is on fifth spot after netting his 25th goal in Arsenal colours after 62 matches.

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Currently, the 29-year-old Aubameyang is Arsenal’s leading goal goalscorer this term with 18 goals so far, with 15 strikes coming from the EPL.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Arsenal vs Cardiff City ended in a 2-1 win to the north London club as they maintained fourth place on the Premier League table.

Unai Emery's side who were knocked out of the fifth round of the FA Cup by rivals, Manchester United, but got back to winning ways as they overcame stubborn Cardiff.

Gabon international and Arsenal's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and striker partner Alenandre Lacazette scored two second half goals to get all maximum points for the Gunners.

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