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Aubameyang eyeing top-four finish

10th March 2019, 19:21 by James Mason

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is adamant Arsenal can finish in the top four following Sunday's 2-0 win over Manchester United.

The Gunners, who came into the game on the back of Thursday's 3-1 defeat to Rennes in the Europa League, inflicted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first domestic defeat as United boss with a 2-0 win at the Emirates.

Granit Xhaka opened the scoring in the first half with a long-range strike David de Gea should have saved before Gabon international Aubameyang doubled the advantage after the break from the penalty spot.

Arsenal leapfrogged the Red Devils into fourth position and Aubameyang says the whole team are confident of finishing in a Champions League position this season.

"The spirit of the team was good," he told Sky Sports. "We have everything in our hands and we know it will be tough to finish in the top four, but we are confident - it was important to win this game today and we have chances.

"We have a good spirit and we are hungry - we want to come back into the Champions League."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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