- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been praised by Jose Mourinho for his game against Newcastle United
- Mourinho expressed his satisfaction for Aubameyang's game while speaking on Sky Sports on Sunday, August 11
- Aubameyang scored the only goal which gave Arsenal Premier League win over Newcastle United
Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has applauded Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's performance for Arsenal scoring the winner against Newcastle United.
The Gabon international scored the only goal as Arsenal began their campaign in the 2019/20 Premier League season on a winning note.
And while appearing on Sky Sports as pundit on Sunday, August 11, Jose Mourinho made it clear that he was impressed with the game of Aubameyang.
It will be recalled that Aubameyang finished among the three Premier League highest goal scorers last season with 22 goals.
The two other striker who also netted 22 are Liverpool's duo of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
"I think he loves to be in front of the goalkeeper. He’s cool, he loves to be there and of course, what I love to say, simplicity sometimes is genius.
"That control looks simple but it’s not simple, it’s genius. Then the finishing is beautiful,'' Mourinho said on Sky Sports.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang inspired Arsenal to their first win of the season following their 1-0 victory over stubborn Newcastle United at St. James Park on Sunday, August 11.
The Gunners were out to cart away all the three points as they set their sights on a Champions League places after missing out on the top four last season.
However, breaking past Newcastle was not going to be an easy task as Steve Bruce kicked off a new era at the club following the departure of Rafa Benitez.
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