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Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan react to Arsenal win - FCNaija

EPL By: Collins Udeme | 04/02/2018

Arsenal's January additions Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have were both delighted to have made their Emirates stadium bow in style following Saturday's 5-1 thrashing of Everton in a Premier League game.

Aaron Ramsey scored a hat-trick and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang marked his debut with a goal while Mkhitaryan grabbed a hat-trick of assists as Arsenal delivered a slick, clinical performance to overwhelm Everton.

Speaking to the club's website after the game, the Gabon international who needed just six minutes to make his mark in an Arsenal shirt - and 37 minutes to get off the mark said: "Of course I was really happy. We won the game in the first half and the second was a bit different. We are all happy today.

"Is there more to come from me? I think so!" said Auba

Aubameyang's first meaningful contribution on his debut was a perfect pass to Henrikh Mkhitaryan that allowed his fellow new signing to set up the opening goal for Aaron Ramsey. He himself benefited from Mkhitaryan’s vision to score his first goal for Arsenal with a delicious dink over Jordan Pickford to make it 4-0 to the dismay of the visiting crowd who would have thought the flag should have been up against the Gabonese.

Mkhitaryan who became the latest player to grab a hat-trick of assists for Arsenal after Santi Cazorla was delighted with his impressive start to life at the home turf.

"Our partnership was really good and I’m very happy for that. Not only because I assisted Auba, but also Aaron. It was a well-deserved win and we have to keep doing the same in the next games so we can get more points.

"We played very good attacking football in the first half. In the second half, it was a bit hard because we were already winning 4-0 and we were not as focused as we were in the first half.

"I can say that I really like the way Arsenal play and I hope for it to continue." Mkhitaryan told Arsenal Player

The new signing from Manchester United set up two goals for hat-trick Aaron Ramsey and another for his old/new team-mate, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.