Barcelona manager, Xavi Hernandez, said has described Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as a gift that dropped from the sky.
The former Arsenal striker’s sixth goal for the Catalan club helped seal a 4-0 win against Osasuna on Sunday.
Aubameyang, 32, added the third goal before half-time at Camp Nou after Ferran Torres had scored twice. Substitute Riqui Puig completed the scoring after the break as Barca cut the gap on second placed Sevilla to five points with a game in hand.
Barca have now scored four goals in four of their last nine games, leaving behind the problems they encountered in front of goal in the first half of the season. January signings Aubameyang, Torres and Adama Traore have helped transform their attack.
“Aubameyang is a present that has fallen out of the sky,” Xavi said in a news conference of the forward, who joined on a free transfer after Arsenal agreed to terminate his contract.
“It’s not just [the goals], it’s how