Arsenal move level with Everton and Crystal Palace on maximum points at the top of the table after two games, but were far from the standards they have set under Mikel Arteta.
Mikel Arteta said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's decision to sign a new deal at Arsenal showed the Premier League club were on the same level as European giants such as Barcelona.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ended speculation of an exit and put pen to paper on a new three-year contract with Arsenal.
Arsenal made a flying start to the new Premier League season as Gabriel Magalhaes grabbed a debut goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a stunner in Saturday's 3-0 win at Fulham.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated his sensational goal by crossing his arms in tribute to 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday aged 43.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang underlined his value to Arsenal with a superb goal and the winning spot-kick as the Gunners beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Community Shield on Saturday.
With just one year left on his contract at Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been linked with a move away this summer.
Mikel Arteta captained Arsenal to two FA Cup wins during his playing career and believes experiencing that success could convince Aubameyang to trust the club are going in the right direction.
FA Cup: Mikel Arteta outwitted Pep Guardiola with an astute counter-attacking scheme and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck in each half as Arsenal executed the plan to perfection.
Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-2 while Arsenal's match with Leicester ended in a 1-1 stalemate.
After the panic caused by consecutive defeats following the coronavirus hiatus, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has steadied the ship impressively.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal climbed back into European contention with a 4-0 thrashing of Norwich on Wednesday.
Robert Lewandowski scored twice before half-time at Allianz Arena to give him 33 Bundesliga goals this season and 48 times in all competitions.
Mikel Arteta said that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs to feel that staying at Arsenal is the right next step in his career.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored with a sensational bicycle kick and had a chance to seal the tie with the final kick of the game, but somehow fired wide from six yards out.
Alexandre Lacazette said that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been Arsenal's best player this season.
Arsenal climbed above Everton into ninth place and sit four points behind fifth-placed Manchester United.
Just a second league win for the Gunners under Mikel Arteta lifts Arsenal into 10th in the Premier League, but just six points adrift of Tottenham in fifth.