Saint-Etienne winger Denis Bouanga has described Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as his role model.
Aubameyang spent two years at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, where he made a significant impact before leaving for Borussia Dortmund.
The 30-year old striker was the Premier League joint top-scorer last season with 22 goals and has netted 14 times this campaign.
Bouanga has been a key member of Claude Puel’s men since teaming up with the Greens last summer, scoring seven Ligue 1 goals in 16 appearances.
The 25-year-old forward is looking to follow the path of his Gabonese teammate, who he referred to as his ‘idol.