Wenger reacts to Arsenal's tight victory over Newcastle

Mesut Ozil scored the lone goal in the 23rd minute to earn Arsene Wenger's men their tenth league victory this season. So I'm pleased he took the gamble to finish and I'm happy as well that he scored a very important goal.

The 29-year-old has been linked with the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona in recent weeks as his contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the current season. That is more important.

But Wenger insisted: "I believe he wants to stay".

"You could see he was as not as sharp as he is now which I think he benefits from".

Ozil took his goal brilliantly as he continues his fine run of form, despite concerns about his future.

Their next few matches are looking mixed for the Gunners, with West Ham in the League Cup, Liverpool, Palace and West Brom in the league their next four matches.

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Jurgen Klopp's Reds thrashed Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield earlier in the season and goalkeeper Petr Cech admits it was one of the most galling nights of his long and storied career.

Here is how we rated each player's performance after the full-time whistle.

One player who was yet again not as effective as he should be, was a certain Alexis Sanchez.

Burnley improved considerably in the second half, forcing Brighton keeper Mathew Ryan to make a number of smart saves, but despite a late assault from the home side neither team could break the deadlock and the game finished scoreless.

"In the next game, we played Chelsea away, we got a clean sheet, we got a 0-0, we played really well".

  • Lawrence Cooper