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Arsenal keeper Szczesny: Standard of Premier League strikers have increased

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says the Premier League goals spree is due to the standard of strikers currently in England.

Szczesny was in goal for the 8-2 ­hammering by ­Manchester United and last Sunday's sensational 5-3 win at ­Chelsea. He also saw ­Manchester City's ­astonishing 6-1 win at Old Trafford.

But while fingers are ­being pointed at the men at the back, ­Szczesny declared: "The ­reason is the quality of players at the top teams at the ­moment.

"We have Robin van ­Persie, Manchester City have Sergio Aguero and David Silva, and ­Manchester United have their front men as well.

"It is the quality of the ­attacking players that has been important. You look at the number of goals that are flying in and that shows how good the ­players are in the Premier League at the moment. It is as good as ever."

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