Arsenal striker: 'When I start scoring, I don’t stop'

Yaya Sanogo insists his critics will not get him down at Arsenal.

Yaya Sanogo says he usually 'can't stop' scoring once he finds his shooting boots.

The 21-year-old has so far failed to make a real impact at Arsenal, prompting plenty of criticism of his form for the Gunners.

But the Frenchman insists real pressure came when he was 'living on the streets.' For him, even getting to play for Arsenal is an incredible achievement - and he feels the goals will come if he keeps working hard.

“I feel the pressure but people should not forget that, three years ago, I was living in the streets,” he told Arsenal Player. “Today I’m playing for Arsenal.

“When I joined Auxerre’s training centre I knew I wanted to become a footballer and I told myself I had to be the best player there. I had to sign that contract and, after being injured for two years, Arsenal found me.

“Goals will come as long as I keep working hard. I am always positive and usually when I start scoring I don’t stop. I haven’t set any targets yet, all I care about is that I play and improve my game.

“Of course people will pressurise me - sometimes I get good critics and sometimes they are unfair, but I am catching up slowly and I am confident my time will come.”

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