The 29-year-old closed down Ben Foster in the Watford goal and managed to block the goalkeepers clearance with the ball ricocheting off his leg into the back of the net after 11 minutes.
That strike means that Aubameyang has moved onto 18 for the season, just one shy of the joint-top scorers in the Premier League, Mohamed Salah and Sergio Aguero.
Arsenal havent had a golden boot winner since Robin Van Persie struck 30 goals in the 2011-12 season but Aubameyang sees no reason why he cant finish as the top scorer this term.
When asked by Gary Neville whether he could overtake Salah and Aguero, Aubameyang replied: Yeah, why not? I feel confident and the race is going on. I know its a tough battle but Im confident and will carry on.
Salah moved level with Aguero in the golden boot race by scoring a wonder-goal from distance against Chelsea during Liverpools 2-0 win at Anfield on Sunday.
Aubameyang acknowledged that Salahs strike was unbelievable but he insisted he was happy with his own effort, stating that he had wanted to score a goal like that for some time.
For a long time, Ive wanted to score a goal like this and toRead More – Source