17 Mar Aubameyang situation resolved however beginning spot not assured
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has insisted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s disciplinary situation has been resolved however warned the striker he should earn his place again within the beginning lineup.
The 31-year-old was dropped simply hours earlier than Sunday’s north London derby win over Tottenham after reporting late to the membership’s London Colney coaching base.
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Membership captain Aubameyang was left on the bench for the complete sport and didn’t heat down with the opposite substitutes at full-time. His Ferrari may very well be heard reverberating round Emirates Stadium as he departed lengthy earlier than his teammates.
Arteta on Wednesday insisted the incident is now behind them.
“We talked, the whole lot has been resolved in a extremely constructive approach,” Arteta mentioned. “So we transfer ahead.”
The Gunners face Olympaikos in Thursday evening’s Europa League last-16 second-leg residence conflict main 3-1 from final week’s first leg in Greece.
When requested whether or not Aubameyang would come straight into the team, Arteta mentioned: “No, everyone has to clearly carry out on the highest stage to earn his place within the team and there’s no exceptions there.
“We are going to try to put a extremely aggressive team [out] to try to win the sport.”
Bukayo Saka faces a late health check on a hamstring harm to be accessible.