Per Mertesacker believes it could prove a good thing for Arsenal to have to tackle one of Europe's top sides in the Champions League
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Wenger says no truth in Alvaro Morata loan deal. "There is no truth in that, that is all I can say. I have not been in touch with them."
Mikel Arteta believes that Arsenal made "a big statement" with their comprehensive victory at Cardiff which saw them end the weekend four points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
– Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta
Every away game in the Premier League is very tough.
Considering they beat Man City here and they drew against Man United, just shows you what a tough place this is.
For us it's a big statement to come here and get the points, to score three goals away from home is very important. We got another clean sheet as well so we're full of confidence.