Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan star as Arsenal cruise past Watford

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Arsenal

"In the end it was a convincing win".

"Maybe the world has changed as well", Wenger added.

"You can not be a footballer without pride, or any sportsman without pride", he said.

"We can discuss how the team plays or something else, but I find that the criticisms that fall on Arsene on a personal level are hard to accept".

"We want first of all to be strong at home and win our home games and, after Thursday, we want to win again".

Mustafi headed home from a Mesut Ozil free-kick for Arsenal's 1000th home goal in the Premier League.

It was everything Arsenal fans wanted as well.

"We have to work on that, we know that, and we have been trying to do that so, hopefully, we will be able to show signs of that togetherness soon".

Arsenal saw off Watford to secure their first Premier League win in four games and continue their recovery from a disastrous run of results.

Goals from Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan proved to enough to get back to winning ways in the Premier League. Watford pressed Arsenal back into their own area as the first half came to a close, but they were unable to equalise.

The roles were then reversed as the Gabon global set up his Armenian team-mate, making it 3-0 after Petr Cech had saved a Troy Deeney penalty at 2-0.

The third goal arrived in the 77th minute as Aubameyang turned provider to tee up Mkhitaryan, who slotted past Karnezis from just inside the box.

"He had to wait a while to save a penalty and it's quite fortunate it was against Deeney".

"His situation shows how football is, in one week he has gone from hell to heaven".

"A record like that witnesses a lot of motivation and a huge level of intelligence, as you don't last for such a long time in the game if you're not intelligent".

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