Arsenal legend David Seaman questions Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang substitution

first_img Comment Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was brought on by Unai Emery against Standard Liege with Arsenal already 4-0 up (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend David Seaman questioned the logic of Unai Emery introducing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as a late substitute against Standard Liege.The Gabon international has been in sensational goalscoring form this season, having registered eight goals in all competitions already.With Alexandre Lacazette injured, new signing Nicolas Pepe struggling to adapt following his £72million move from Lille and Eddie Nketiah out on loan, Aubameyang’s importance to Emery has never been greater. Advertisement Advertisement Gabriel Martinelli scored twice in Arsenal’s 4-0 win over Standard Liege (Picture: Getty)The 30-year-old appeared to have been handed a well-earned break after he was named among the replacements last night but was brought on with 11 minutes remaining and his side already 4-0 to the good.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Can anyone tell me why Aubameyang is on,’ former Arsenal goalkeeper Seaman wrote on Twitter.Arsenal are back in action on Sunday when they host Bournemouth in the Premier League, hoping to record a victory that would maintain their place in the top four heading into the international break.With youngster Gabriel Martinelli having score four goals in just two starts, Emery does at least appear to have another striking option at his disposal but the former Sevilla coach insists playing through the middle is not neccesserily the Brazilian’s best position.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Yes, he played in this position with us and in every training he showed us his hunger to be with us,’ said Emery.‘In pre-season he played in different positions, but above all he preferred playing on the left wing. But also he played as a right winger.center_img Arsenal legend David Seaman questions Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang substitution Metro Sport ReporterFriday 4 Oct 2019 10:51 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.2kShares Emery reflects on 4-0 win over Standard LiegeTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:03FullscreenEmery reflects on 4-0 win over Standard Liege is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘I used him as a striker because in Brazil he played this position (centre forward).‘It’s not the best position for him, but the first thing in his mind is to help us and receive some minutes with us in the team. Tonight I think his performance and attitude was amazing.’Should Gabriel Martinelli start against Bournemouth?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal must ‘keep the ball better’, warns Unai EmeryMORE: Unai Emery reveals message to Gabriel Martinelli before Arsenal brace – but still doesn’t see him as a strikerlast_img read more

Wage lag sparks Brisbane housing affordability fear

first_imgBrisbane has seen its affordability score deteriorate as wage growth failed to keep up with housing price growth late last year.BRISBANE has seen its housing affordability score deteriorate as wages growth failed to keep up with dwelling price increases late last year.Below national average wage growth in Queensland has sparked housing affordability fears as the average Brisbane mortgage repayment pushed past the $2,400 mark in the December quarter, according to the latest HIA Affordability Index.The report, out Tuesday, saw Brisbane’s affordability score worsen 2.9 per cent in the December quarter to 85.3, while Queensland’s result was slightly better at 88.4. Anything under 100 meant more than 30 per cent of average wages went towards mortgage repayments, according to HIA senior economist Shane Garrett.“Queensland’s housing affordability has benefited from the two interest rate reductions in 2016. However, annual earnings growth in Queensland (1.2 per cent) is slower than the nationally average (2.2 per cent) and this is impeding affordability improvements in the state’s housing market.”The average Brisbane mortgage repayment went to $2,409 in the December quarter despite historic low interest rates. It was $2,333 in the September quarter.In the rest of state repayments averaged $2.057, from $1,986 in the three months to September.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoMr Garrett said affordability conditions in Queensland were adversely affected by the 3.4 per cent growth in the median dwelling price in Brisbane and the 3.8 per cent median price growth in regional Queensland. HIA Housing Affordability Index: (100+ = ideal) Brisbane 85.3 Rest of State 86.6 Required loan repayments ($ per month): Brisbane $2,409 Rest of State $2,057 (Source: Housing Industry Association)last_img read more