Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a debut goal and became the eighth player to score on his Premier League debut for Arsenal, after Steve Bould, Kevin Campbell, Freddie Ljungberg, Emmanuel Adebayor, Samir Nasri, Thomas Vermaelen and Alexandre Lacazette
Aubameyang, a club-record £56m signing from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, chipped in from fellow new arrival Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s pass as the home side led 4-0 by half-time.
In normal circumstances, Ramsey’s hat-trick would have guaranteed him the headlines, but Aubameyang’s high-profile arrival during the week ensured he grabbed the attention.
Aubameyang did much to lift the mood among fans despondent after Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat at Swansea.
Aubameyang overcame a midweek illness to start against Everton – and his first display in Arsenal red was perhaps a sign of things to come.
Aubameyang vowed to emulate Arsenal legend Thierry Henry after arriving from Borussia Dortmund for £56 million ($79 million, 63 million euros) this week..
While it is too soon for such lofty comparisons, the Gabon striker certainly made the perfect first impression at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsene Wenger praises the performances of debutants Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan after a 5-1 victory over Everton.
Arsenal’s revamped attack will need to keep producing results like that if they wish to get into next year’s Champions League. The Gunners picked up a valuable three points in the victory, but sit on 45 points, three behind fifth-place Tottenham and five behind Liverpool and Chelsea, on 50 points each, with those three teams yet to play this weekend