Mikel Arteta was full of praise for his Arsenal side following their 4-1 win at home to London rivals Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Bukayo Saka continued his fine form – scoring twice and assisting another – but Arteta was coy when asked whether he considers the winger the best player in the league. 'I think the team did really well and obviously we have individuals that excel to be at the level that we want,' he said. 'But he was again, really, really good today. Really affecting the result with his contribution, especially in the opponent's box. So, really happy.'

The north London side are chasing their first Premier League title since 2004. They sit eight points clear of Manchester City at the top of the table with 10 games to play. 

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