Wenger – too early to compare

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned it is too early to compare Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Thierry Henry.

Club-record signing Aubameyang shone on his Gunners debut last weekend, scoring in a 5-1 victory over Everton.

The Gabon international has taken the number 14 shirt at Arsenal previously worn by Henry – the club’s all-time leading goalscorer – but Wenger says it is too early for comparisons.

“It’s a bit too early to compare him to the best player ever who played here,’ Wenger said.

“He has played one game. But it’s a good example to follow.

“It is an ambitious statement but it is a good one.

“The best goalscorer ever in Arsenal’s history. It doesn’t mean he will score as many goals, but why not?”

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