Arsenal-owned striker hints at 30-plus goals target this season


Benik Afobe believes that he can better his first half of the season with Milton Keynes Dons, suggesting that he wants to finish the campaign with more than 30 goals

Benik Afobe believes that he can enjoy even more success in the second half of the season than he did in the first, with the striker's eyes set on 30 or more goals. 

The Arsenal youngster, who has been on loan at MK Dons this season, is currently in the form of his life.

In his 30 appearances so far this season, he has netted an impressive 19 goals. Even more impressively, two of those 19 goals came against Manchester United in the FA Cup which really show the pedigree of the forward. 

Talking to The Arsenal Magazine over his loan spell, the striker said something that should really worry the defences of League One: he wants to do even better in the second half of the season.

In an interview with The Arsenal Magazine, as quoted by MK Web, he said: "The one goal I have is to do everything exactly the same as I did in the first half of the season - but better.

"My team-mates have also been incredible here. All the staff have helped me a lot as well so it it's just been really easy. Sometimes when something clicks, it clicks."

Although the Milton Keynes-based side are out of all of the cup competitions, with 24 league games left, based on his current goal to game ratio, it would see the Arsenal striker bag a stunning 34 goals for the season in all competitions - that is without the potential three playoff matches at the end of the campaign. 

MK Dons are in a fantastic position going into the second half of the season, largely thanks to Afobe, but they know they will need to be on their game if they are to finally get over the line and win promotion to the Championship. 

The Dons currently sit fourth in the table, behind Preston North End, Bristol City and Swindon, but only four points off top spot with two games in hand. 

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