Pierre Emerick Aubameyang won the Golden Boot and share the award with Liverpool duo, Mohamed Salah, and Sadio Mane. That happens thanks to his plea to his coach, Unai Emery, just before the game. The player pleaded with Unai Emery for a start against Burnley and at the match, he scored twice and led him to win the award.
The 29-year-old player scored a hat trick against Valencia on Thursday night to send The Gunners into the Europa League final and the forward's lethal form continued as he inspired The Gunners to a 3-1 win over Burnley on the final day of the Premier League season. Therefore they end up in the fifth position in the Premier League standing, 28 points adrift of champions Manchester City who secured the title with a 4-1 victory away to Brighton. Meanwhile they only one point adrift of the fourth place, Chelsea.
The Gabonese player opened the scoring just after half-time before doubling The Gunners' advantage in the 63rd minute to take him to 22 goals for the campaign.
After the games, Unai Emery told Lucky Palace Casino that he is proud of the players and their work because he thinks they deserved to be fighting for the top four. He also said at the last moment they didn't take it but they are closer to the other teams in their progress. Unai Emery also stated that they still have the Europa League, hence they can play for one title.
All His Teammates Helped Him To Achieve His Goal
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has scored 30 goals in all competitions for The Gunners this term, including his brace at the match over Burnley. Those goals have made thanks to his plea for Unai Emery to start the game.
Unai Emery sent his congratulations to the forward after he went on to share the Golden Boot with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane whose scored as much as him in the Premier League for this season. The manager also admitted that the Golden Boot was their target as well. He said that they talked the day before the match and Pierre Emerick Aubamayeng talks he wanted to play for the opportunity and the team, so every player also was with this commitment to help him in the achieve the target. Therefore, they are really pleased for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang that he reached his target. Everybody in the club is happy for him.