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Andrey Arshavin surprised by Arsenal form

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Andrey Arshavin has backed Arsenal to win the Premier League after an impressive start to the season.

The Gunners currently sit top of the Premier League table, two points clear after 11 games with victories over Tottenham and Liverpool included in a wholly impressive start to the campaign.

Arshavin, who was released by Arsenal in the summer, says Arsene Wenger has the team playing much better than they were during his spell at the club and has pointed to the 2-0 win over Liverpool as the main achievement.

Speaking to his current club Zenit St. Petersburg's official website, he said: "Arsenal are playing much better than they have over the last two or three years.

"I was surprised that they won so comfortably against Liverpool, because they too are in excellent form right now."

Arshavin was Arsenal's club record signing for four years after joining the club in 2009 for £15m from Zenit St. Petersburg.

He got his career at the Emirates off to a flyer, with a four goal haul against Liverpool at Anfield a particular highlight.

But his good form regressed and he found himself sitting on the bench, running down his contract before his eventual release and return to Zenit.

His record fee was smashed when Mesut Ozil joined the club for £42.5m in the summer and the Russian international believes Ozil has galvanised the squad.

He added: "The signing of Ozil has brought stability to the side and now this season Arsenal have a real chance to finish in first place."

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