Thierry Henry an example for strikers, says Arsenal’s new signing Aubameyang


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is his barometer for success after he joined the Gunners for a club record fee reported to be £56 million ($79.2 million, 63.7 million euros) form Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Gabon striker, who scored 141 goals for Dortmund since moving there in 2013, signed a contract with the Gunners until 2021.

Aubameyang said Henry, who scored 174 goals in 254 appearances for the Gunners in his first spell there and won the Premier League title in 2002 and 2004 — when the “Invincibles” won the league unbeaten all season — was the example to follow on his Arsenal adventure.

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry

“I think the club has such a big history and great players like Thierry Henry,” Aubameyang told the club website shortly after putting open to paper on his contract.

“He’s an example for us…

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