Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract

first_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 15 Sep 2020 4:09 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.4kShares Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract Advertisement This is where you belong, Auba ❤️🤝 @Aubameyang7 pic.twitter.com/sgViWSBYWf— Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 15, 2020 Aubameyang is staying at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has underlined his commitment to the north London club by signing a new contract.The club captain had entered the final 12 months of his previous deal and offered only a coy response to questions over his future following the Community Shield win over Liverpool earlier this month.But the 31-year-old has finally ended months of speculation by nailing his colours to the Gunners mast and will continue to play a lead role in the rebuilding job currently being undertaken by head coach Mikel Arteta. ‘I’m so happy a bit nervous so many people here. people were asking me to sign da ting and it’s finally done,’ said Aubameyang.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I’m so happy to stay here this is my home. As you know, i’m so happy here. It’s a great day. I hope you enjoy your day. center_img View 3 comments ‘I signed da ting because I wanted to become an Arsenal legend and leave a legacy. It’s the time to work a lot to become a legend, but for sure I will work hard and give my best.’Despite Arsenal’s struggles last season, Aubaeyang enjoyed another stellar individual campaign, scoring 29 goals in all competitions and inherited the armband from Granit Xhaka after the Switzerland international was demoted following an altercation with his own fans during a game against Crystal Palace last October.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalAubameyang, who was on the scoresheet during his side’s opening day 3-0 win over Fulham, joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018 in what was then a club record £56million transfer. Overall, the prolific striker has scored 79 goals in 111 appearances in all competitions and cemented his status as one of European football’s most prolific forwards. The likes of Chelsea, Barcelona and Juventus were reported to have registered an interest in signing the former Saint-Etienne star but the remaining peak years of his career will now be played out in north London.MORE: Arsenal sign midfielder Tim Akinola after release from Huddersfield TownMORE: Arsenal sign Tottenham reject Jonathan DinzeyiFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more

Reports: Cruise Ship with 4 Dead of COVID-19 Cleared to Pass through Panama Canal

first_imgThe Holland America cruise ship with four dead passengers on board who were infected with COVID-19 received clearance Sunday morning to cross the Panama Canal, according to reports.The Panama Canal Authority backtracked from an earlier statement which stated a person would not be allowed passage through the canal if they were infected with the virus.In a revised statement, the canal authority says it “supports all efforts being made to ensure an expedited return home for cruise passengers and crew on Holland America’s Zaandaam, which is the ship in reference.UPDATE 3/28 (8 pm PT): We are aware of reported permission for Zaandam and Rotterdam to transit the Panama Canal. We appreciate this consideration in the humanitarian interest of our guests and crew. We continue to work with the Panamanian authorities to finalize details.— Holland America Line (@HALcruises) March 29, 2020 Healthy passengers are being allowed to depart the cruise ship at the Panama Canal and transferring to Holland America’s other ship, the Rotterdam.However, no date has been announced as to when the Zaandaam may cross the canal to get to the United States.last_img read more

SPORT-ASIA-PAK-BOARD

first_imgMirpur, Mar 4 (PTI) Scoreboard of the Asia Cup T20 Mirpur, Mar 4 (PTI) Scoreboard of the Asia Cup T20 cricket match betweem Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, here today. Sri Lanka: D Chandimal c S Khan b W Riaz 58 T Dilshan not out 75 S Jayasuriya c S Khan b S Malik 4C Kapugedera b M Irfan 2 M Siriwardana not out 4Extras (LB-6, WD-1) 7Total (For 4 wickets in 20 overs) 150 Fall of wickets: 1-110, 2-117, 3-125, 4-125.Bowling: Mohammad Amir 4-0-31-0, Mohammad Irfan4-0-18-2, Shahid Afridi4-0-24-0, Mohammad Nawaz 3-0-38-0, Wahab Riaz 4-0-30-1, Shoaib Malik1-0-3-1. More PTI AT ATlast_img