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Aubameyang reacts after being left out of Arsenal XI vs Tottenham in the North London derby

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Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has finally reacted after manager Mikel Arteta left him on the bench during the Gunners’ 2-1 Premier League derby win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

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Arsenal beat José Mourinho’s team at the Emirates, thanks to goals from Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette, as Erik Lamela’s goal was not enough for the visitors.

 

Aubameyang had shown up late before the game, and the strict Arteta spared no sympathy, saying: “He was not going to start the game. We  had a disciplinary issue, we have drawn the line, and we move on.

 

“We have a process that we have to respect for every game, and that’s it.

“It was a decision made after evaluating everything and who Auba is and what he’s done. We have other players who can play.”

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Reacting, Aubameyang, in a post via his Instagram account, was full of praises for his teammates after the match.

 

 

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In a post portraying his teammates celebrating, the Gabonese striker said: “North London is Red and that’s it!!!”

 

The Gabon International will now hope to feature for the Gunners when they face Olympiacos in the second leg of the Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday.

 

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