Football: Excited local fans welcome their Arsenal idols

Above: Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January, signing autographs. Right: A group of fans waiting for the Gunners to arrive at the Shangri-La hotel.
Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January, signing autographs. ST PHOTOS: KHALID BABA
Above: Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January, signing autographs. Right: A group of fans waiting for the Gunners to arrive at the Shangri-La hotel.
A group of fans waiting for the Gunners to arrive at the Shangri-La hotel.ST PHOTOS: KHALID BABA

She started supporting Arsenal in 2005 and had an unforgettable experience meeting the English Premier League football team when they came to Singapore for the Barclays Asia Trophy three years ago.

Diyana Amir yesterday fulfilled another dream of hers when she came up close and personal with Arsenal's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who joined the north London side in January from German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 24, 2018, with the headline 'Excited local fans welcome their idols'. Print Edition | Subscribe