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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed out on hat-trick because of call of nature

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta relieved after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bounces back from tough period with vital double in victory over Newcastle… but striker missed out on hat-trick because of a call of nature!

  • Aubameyang scored a brace as Arsenal eased past a much-changed Newcastle
  • He struck either side of a Bukayo Saka goal as the hosts recorded a 3-0 victory
  • But the striker was denied the chance to claim a hat-trick by a toilet break

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was denied the chance to claim a hat-trick against Newcastle by a call of nature. 

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta was relieved by his star striker rediscovering his goal touch with a precious double on Monday night.

But Aubameyang was forced to make a dash to the dressing room after being substituted two minutes after his second goal.  

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his first goal in trademark fashion

‘Yeah, he had to go in so we had to change it,’ said Arteta who then smiled as he said his match winner had to go off with a ‘stomach issue.’ 

Aubameyang scored a…