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Emery is aware of Aubameyang’s danger

Wed 05 May 2021 | 18:15

Villarreal boss has talked about the Gunners’ front man ahead of their clash.

Villarreal

boss

Unai Emery

, who used to work at

Arsenal

, has talked about the difficulties of facing the Gunners seeing

Aubameyang

as a talented striker. Now they are going to defend their 2-1 lead from the first leg facing Arsenal in Emirates Stadium.

Emery knows how dangerous the Gabon international can be despite having just returned to fitness.

"He's a killer and always will be,"

the Spaniard told a pre-match press conference.

"He's back now, and that means the alarms go off. He's very hard to stop.

"We work expecting the best version of Auba. He's a great person and player."

Aubameyang has been struggling with fitness issues from the beginning of the season, and the latest one was when he got Malaria, but now he has returned to action and hopes to get back to adapting to his new position in the lineup.

The 31-year-old was not the only player that the Gunners’ former boss praised in his press conference as he said a few words about

Granit Xhaka

, who has regained his position in the club after losing the armband under Emery because of a clash with the fans.

"He deserves being in a club like Arsenal and he deserves the respect of the people,"

he said.

"I thought the same back then as I do now.

"He's an extraordinary footballer and double extraordinary person. I'm really glad he's enjoying it at Arsenal."


source: SportMob