as reported by the Daily star,
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated with a Black Panther mask (Pic: GETTY)
Aubameyang was denied his patented mask celebration against Manchester United on Sunday because he couldn’t find it.
But after scoring twice to add to an Ainsley Maitland-Niles header, he raced behind the goal to fish it out of a handily-placed drawstring bag and briefly become the Marvel Comics hero.
Aubameyang has now scored 22 goals this season and his brace helped Arsenal become the first team since Fulham in 2010 to go overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit in this competition.
Rennes fans lit three big flares as the game first got under way but it was Arsenal who started with a bang.
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They had been right up against it. Out of 18 European ties where they lost the first leg, they had only managed to win three.
But Sunday’s win over United gave them a clear lift, and Unai Emery stuck with the new-look 3-4-1-2 formation he used in that game.
It paid off within six minutes. Ainsley Maitland-Niles flew down the right wing and fed Aaron Ramsey inside the box.
The Welsh wizard then turned his man and stabbed across a low centre to the near post, where Aubameyang