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Team of the week: Aubameyang and Arsenal give Wenger perfect send-off

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Arsene Wenger was given the perfect send-off at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal thumped Burnley 5-0 in the Frenchman's final home game in charge.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the club's record signing, opened and ended the scoring as Arsenal consolidated sixth position to ensure Wenger's replacement will have Europa League football next season.

The Gabonese striker is partnered in attack this week by a man whose qualities Wenger knows only too well.

Olivier Giroud, on loan from the Gunners at London rivals Chelsea, scored the priceless goal in the 1-0 win over Uefa Champions League finalists Liverpool that keeps Antonio Conte's side well and truly in the hunt for a top-four finish as we enter the final days of the 2017/18 season.

Anthony Knockaert and Pascal Gross were instrumental in securing Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League status with a 1-0 victory over second-placed Manchester United on Friday. French winger Knockaert was a constant menace to the United defence while Gross scored the goal that killed off any lingering relegation threat for the South Coast club.

Mark Noble's long-range volley against Leicester City ensured West Ham United's survival while Patrick van Aanholt's goal from left-back for Crystal Palace was the final death knell in a disappointing season for Stoke City, who dropped out of the Premier League after a 10-year stay.


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Updated: May 7, 2018 09:30 AM