Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang feels he has ‘changed’ since being handed the Arsenal captaincy and admitted it has improved his attitude.

The Gabon international confessed he was ‘sometimes a little bit less concerned on certain games’ before being handed the extra responsibility but now gives ‘everything in every single game’.

Aubameyang took over as captain a year ago and was instrumental in helping his side pick up silverware in the FA Cup and Community Shield.

And he feels it has helped him develop as a person and a player.

“I think [I have changed], yeah,” he told Arsenal’s matchday programme.

“Because you feel a lot of responsibilities and I think I am trying to give everything in every single game.

“I think before maybe, I don’t know, it was not done on purpose but maybe sometimes I was a little bit less concerned on certain games.

“But now I am just focusing on every game and trying to give my best. Even if I’m on the bench I try to scream and help my team-mates, so yeah I think it’s changed me.”

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