Thierry Henry gave his seal of approval to Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang’s goal celebration in Arsenal ’s 3-1 victory over the Tottenham Hotspur.
The Gunners captain scored the third goal for Mikel Arteta’s side, as they humbled their North London rivals.
Club legend Henry was amongst those in the crowd at the Emirates Stadium and was certainly happy with how Aubameyang reacted to his goal.
The 32-year-old slid on his knees into the corner, in a celebration that was reminiscent of one by the famous French forward.
Piers Morgan was on hand to show Henry the comparison between the two.
On Twitter he wrote: “I just showed Thierry this… he loved it.”
Fans also enjoyed the moment, taking to social media to share their delight.
One wrote: “He knew the KING was in the ground watching.”
Another agreed, stating: “This is iconic.”
Despite a recent dip in form, Aubameyang has been one of Arsenal’s best strikers since Henry.
In 199 Premier League games he has scored on 66 times and assisted 15.
Meanwhile, is out on his own as the Gunners’ all-time top scorer, with 228 goals in all competitions for the club.
Aubameyang’s goal today came sandwiched between two from Mikel Arteta’s young stars.
Emile Smith-Rowe opened the scoring after only 12 minutes, after he drifted into the box unmarked to tap in a cross by Bukayo Saka.
This strike rewarded Arsenal for making a bright start to the afternoon, with Spurs on the backfoot.
Saka turned from creator to scorer just after the half hour mark, as he extended the Gunners lead to 3-0.
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Prior to the international break, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side sat top of the Premier League table, with three wins in three games.
Meanwhile Arsenal sat bottom, with three consecutive defeats and pressure mounting on their manager.
Since then, the tables have turned, with the Gunners now ahead of their rivals.
In the two games prior to the derby, Arsenal had won back-to-back games 1-0 against Norwich and Burnley, while Spurs had lost two games in a row 3-0 against Crystal Palace and Chelsea.