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Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs a new three-year contract with the club.
The 31-year-old forward, who joined the Gunners in January 2018, won the Premier League Golden Boot in his first full season in 2018-19.
“Signing for this special club has never been in doubt,” he said.
“I believe in Arsenal. We can achieve great things together. We have something exciting here and I believe the best is yet to come for Arsenal.”
Aubameyang’s contract was due to expire at the end of the 2020-21 season, meaning he would have been free to speak to other clubs from January.
The Gabonese striker scored in Arsenal’s victory at Fulham on Saturday, the first game of the new Premier League season.
He also scored two goals against Chelsea in the FA Cup final in July, securing the Gunners their place in the Europa League next season.
“It was important for Pierre-Emerick to stay with us,” said Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.
“He’s a great player with an incredible mentality. Being the player who took the shortest time to reach 50 goals for this club tells you everything you need to know about him and his way of working.”
“He’s an important leader for the team and a lot of what we build. He wants to be on top with the best players in the world and leave his mark. He can do it here.”
Since joining Arsenal, for a record $ 72million, Aubameyang has scored 72 goals in 111 appearances across all competitions. In 86 Premier League appearances, he has scored 55 goals and provided 12 assists.
The 2015 African Footballer of the Year was named captain in November after midfielder Granit Xhaka was stripped of his role by Arteta’s predecessor Unai Emery.
This summer, Arsenal brought in Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille for € 26million, brought in former Chelsea striker Willian for a free transfer and re-hired Dani Ceballos, on loan from Real Madrid.