Boateng feels the Gunners are much improved and he and his team-mates must be weary of the threats posed.
"They have a few good players. [Mesut] Ozil is my best friend on their team, he can make the game on his own," he said.
"We also have to worry about Jack Wilshere, also [Olivier] Giroud is very dangerous and [Santi] Cazorla is always dangerous and plays very quick."
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