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Mourinho hails one Arsenal player after 1-0 win over Newcastle

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Jose Mourinho was full of praise for Arsenal forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, after his goal ensured they won their Premier League opener at Newcastle.

Aubameyang latched onto a cross from Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the 58th minute and lifted the ball over Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka.

The goal gave Arsenal a win in their first game of the season, for just the second time in five years.

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“I think he loves to be in front of the goalkeeper.

“He’s cool, he loves to be there and of course, what I love to say, simplicity sometimes is genius.

“That control looks simple but it’s not simple, it’s genius. Then the finishing is beautiful,” Mourinho told Sky Sports.