Transfers Aubameyang compares himself to Henry after completing £55m Arsenal move Stephen Darwin Last updated 1 year ago 23:05 1/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Arsenal/Getty/Goal Transfers Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Premier League African All Stars The 28-year-old forward is also looking forward to playing alongside Henrikh Mkhitaryan again and is aiming to get the Gunners back to the top Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has compared himself to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, although admits that he needs to work hard to reach the Frenchman’s level.The Gabon international completed his club record £55 million move to the Gunners on deadline day, with the transfer also reuniting him with former Borussia Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan.And, after finalising his switch to the Emirates Stadium, Aubameyang suggested he plays in a similar way to Henry, insisting that he is part of the reason he is so fond of the club. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player He told the Gunners’ official website: “Finally! I’m really happy to be here. Of course, I can join Micki in this team, so I’m really happy to be here in this great team.”I think the club has such a big history and great players like Thierry Henry. He’s an example for us strikers. I’m really happy, like I said before.When asked why he loves Henry, Aubameyang added: “Because he was fast and scored a lot of goals. He’s really an example.”Maybe [Aubameyang’s like Henry]! I think I have to work a lot to be like him, but I will do.“I’m a fast player and I score goals too, like Henry a little bit. But as I said, I have to work a lot more.”I hope that we will come back to the top as soon as possible. I will do my best to join in.”Arsenal are currently sixth in the Premier League table and missed the chance to gain ground on those in front of them following Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Swansea City.With Aubameyang having joined the club, Olivier Giroud is now all set to leave, with Chelsea having agreed an £18m deal to sign the French striker.