Benik Afobe claims he has discovered the secret to becoming a top goalscorer, and even suggests he could succeed at Arsenal, according to Goal.com.
The young English striker has been in sublime form this season, and is currently on 31 goals for the campaign.
19 of these came during his loan spell with MK Dons in the first half of the season, while a further 12 have been scored since the 22-year-old secured a permanent move to Wolves this past January.
Afobe is currently the highest scoring Englishman in the Football League, and is hoping to keep that title as we approach the tail end of the season.
“I had self-belief [at Arsenal] but when you play week in, week out you’re going to get more confidence – it’s a different type of confidence – it’s one to know you’re unstoppable,” Afobe said.
- Aubameyang Reveals How Far Arsenal Can Go In The Europa League
- Emery Reveals What He Thought Of Torreira & Leno On Their First Starts
- [Match Highlights] Arsenal 4-2 Vorskla – All The Goals And Best Bits
“It doesn’t matter what league I’m playing in I’m going to score. It’s the mentality you’ve got to change to be a top goalscorer and I’ve realised that.
“All the top goalscorers who score week in, week out like [Lionel] Messi and [Sergio] Aguero, they believe they are going to score before they’ve had a chance and that’s the only difference between a top goalscorer and an average striker.
“I wanted 30 goals. I got to 30 and now I want to keep scoring, I want to get to 35. People have asked ‘what’s my favourite goal?’ I always say ‘the next one’.”
It’s a shame that the talented forward couldn’t make it at Arsenal, as he showed real promise as a teenager. Arsene Wenger clearly put more stock in the likes of Chuba Akpom however, or he would not have been willing to sell Afobe during the winter.