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Arsenal boss Wenger surprised by Vermaelen impact

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Thomas Vermaelen's early season has surprised him.

Vermaelen scored the first two goals - a header from a corner and a delightful curling effort - in their 4-0 win over Wigan. He now has four goals since arriving from Ajax.

Wenger joked: "Let's be honest for once. I thought he could adapt quickly but maybe not as quickly as that."

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