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Varied approach thrills Wenger

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Arsene Wenger praised his emerging side for being able to mix things up when it mattered as Arsenal opened the new year with a 2-0 victory over West Ham to maintain their place at the top of the Barclays Premier League.

The home side were in front after only 70 seconds at Emirates Stadium when in-form Croatia striker Eduardo bagged a fifth goal in three appearances, and Togo frontman Emmanuel Adebayor latched on to a fine long ball from Gael Clichy to net a second from an almost impossible angle.

"Sides who play 4-5-1 here and mark us very tight, they push up very high. Therefore the defenders have to play on the half-way line and with the players we have, that enables us to go behind the central defenders," said the Frenchman. "That gives us naturally a different option. We always have alternative options."

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