Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has lifted the lid on the malaria ordeal which left him bedridden and battling depression. Aubameyang is set to start for Arsenal tonight in their big Europa League semi-final second leg against former Gunners boss Unai Emery's Villarreal. But he admits he is not yet 100 per cent after losing four kilos in weight last month when he contracted the disease on international duty with Gabon. Aubameyang said: "I was feeling very, very bad. I think it was the worst moment of being sick in my life. "I had three days in a row, fever, all day and all night, non-stop. Even the paracetamol and stuff had no effects on this. “After that, I spoke to the doctor. I said I needed to go to the hospital. I stayed in hospital for three days. "I was really, really down and I think I lost four kilos. It was a really bad moment. My family was a bit scared to see me like this." Aubameyang eventually beat the disease and is now determined to fire Arsenal into the Europa League final. But it was just the latest headache in a season from Hell for the 31-year-old, who has scored… Read full this story
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