Manchester United fan tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang he’ll end up in Phil Jones’ pocket ahead of Premier League clash

first_imgPierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be desperate to increase his goal tally against Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang appeared to be enjoying his New Year’s Eve – that was until a Manchester United fan came along and told him he’d end up in Phil Jones’ pocket ahead of tonight’s much-anticipated Premier League clash.The 30-year-old Arsenal forward has scored 13 goals in 20 league appearances this season and will be bursting with confidence after netting in his last two matches against Bournemouth and Chelsea.Only Jamie Vardy is above Aubameyang in the goalscoring charts with 17 goals in the English top flight and the Gabon striker will be looking to reduce the gap as the Gunners prepare to host United at the Emirates.AdvertisementAdvertisementMikel Arteta is yet to get his first win as Arsenal head coach and a victory over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side could see the north London club rise to as high as ninth in the table.ADVERTISEMENT Solskjaer confident of improved Man Utd in 2020, pre-ArsenalTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:52FullscreenSolskjaer confident of improved Man Utd in 2020, pre-Arsenalhttps://metro.co.uk/video/solskjaer-confident-improved-man-utd-2020-pre-arsenal-2078664/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Chelsea ready to offer Olivier Giroud in bid to sign £80m-rated Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 Jan 2020 11:19 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.9kShares Read More PLAY Manchester United fan tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang he’ll end up in Phil Jones’ pocket ahead of Premier League clash by Metro Advertisement Read More About Connatix V67539 Read More Comment Will Aubameyang be in this man’s pocket at the Emirates? (Picture: Getty)United are also desperate for three points after a frustrating start to the season and one supporter took it upon himself to try and put Aubameyang off his game on the eve of the match.‘You’re getting no goals tomorrow innit,’ United fan @98DALLA told Aubameyang in a video posted to Twitter.‘No goals, no goals! Absolutely no chance. Phil Jones’ pocket, how about that!’ Read More 1 min. story Arsenal v Man United: Mikel Arteta looks ahead to New Year’s Day clashTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 4:22FullscreenArsenal v Man United: Mikel Arteta looks ahead to New Year’s Day clashhttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-v-man-united-mikel-arteta-looks-ahead-new-years-day-clash-2079076/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘If you analyse our display against Bournemouth closely, you can see tactically the changes that Mikel made, like the positions of our two full backs, Mesut [Ozil] and I playing between the lines behind [Alexandre] Lacazette, Granit Xhaka’s position as well in the build-up play.‘His message to the players was clear and well received. It was about attitude and commitment.‘He wants us to be at 200 per cent all the time, to give everything we have and leave it all on the pitch.‘It’s exciting for us because it’s so different to everything we have done and experimented with before.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It is a new dawn and you can feel how positive everyone is at the club about it.’ Top articlescenter_img Video Settings Read More Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Aubameyang has been impressed with Arteta’s start at Arsenal and claims the Spaniard’s message has been ‘well received’ inside the dressing room.‘We’ve seen a big difference already,’ the attacker told Arsenal’s matchday programme at the weekend.‘We needed someone who would come in and shake the whole squad up. We needed someone with new ideas, with a new message and someone who would take us in a different direction. Mikel has brought all of that.‘We needed a fresh new start and something different and we can feel it already.‘He is very rigorous and demanding on the training pitch. It’s all about details with him so he talks a lot, repositions us, explains a lot of little things. 1/1 Coming Next Full Screen SPONSORED Advertisement Skip Ad Manchester United captain Harry Maguire / Skip In a later video, Chelsea fan @z_aden1 backed Aubameyang to score a hat-trick against the Red Devils.‘Listen, hat-trick tomorrow yeah? I predicted it,’ he said.In response, Aubameyang said: ‘You know!’Hat trick tomorrow just know I predicted 🤐⚽️@Aubameyang7 pic.twitter.com/0pnlELN0ni— Shelby🎒 (@z_aden1) January 1, 2020last_img

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