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‘He needs more trophies’ Arteta after Aubameyang dropped FA Cup

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After guiding Arsenal to a comeback victory in the FA Cup final, Aubameyang struggled with lifting silverware as he was filmed dropping the historic trophy.

It was another big game for Arsenal at Wembley and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was equal to the task.

Two goals from the Gabonese superstar saw the Gunners lift a record 14 FA Cup trophies.

Alas, the Arsenal captain was not as successful in lifting the trophy.

With no-one on hand to present the cup to Aubameyang due to the coronavirus pandemic, he was left to collect it himself.

He immediately seemed to find the trophy hard to hold as he took it over to his team-mates to celebrate. 

Just seconds before Aubameyang and his teammates were about to lift the trophy, the Arsenal star promptly dropped it, much to the humour of those watching on. Thankfully, the historic trophy saw no damage.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta saw the lighter side of the forward’s trophy drop. He took it as a chance to promise him there will be more silverware to come at the Emirates should he decide to re-sign. 

“It can happen, I think it happened a few years back as well,” Arteta said via the Arsenal website.

“He needs more experience with trophies! We can get him used to that.”

Gunners defender Rob Holding also saw the trophy drop coming, noting that Aubameyang had failed to properly remove the cup from its podium. 

“I saw him walking with the bottom bit attached and I was like, ‘you need to take that off!’. It seems the trend now anyway for people to drop the trophy,” Holding said. 

One of the Gunners’ most important summer business could now be keeping Aubameyang at the club.