London, Aug 2: After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's brace guided Arsenal to FA Cup final victory, manager Mikel Arteta praised the striker saying that "we are so proud to have a player like him in our squad".

"Big games require big moments from big players, and he's delivered that in the semi-final and he's done it again in the final," the club's official website quoted Arteta as saying.

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"That's why you ask about those players. Some were questioning that he couldn't do it in big games. There we go. He was a big, big part of delivering this trophy. He's done it and we are so proud to have a player like him in your squad," he added.

Aubameyang's heroics helped his side secure a 2-1 win against Chelsea in the decider here on Saturday. He converted a penalty in the 28th minute before adding another goal to Arsenal's tally in the second half.

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With this win, Arsenal extended their remarkable record in the FA Cup by winning it for the 14th time. The Arte-led side also sealed Europa League football for next season.

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