Per Mertesacker has warned Arsenal's creative stars they need to concentrate on solidifying their defence before showcasing their silky skills. "We know we are on a good run in the Premier League, but it needs more than just playing with full freedom and vision," said the German.
Breathtaking goals in Arsenal's 4-1 dismantling of Norwich last weekend won widespread plaudits, but Mertesacker added: "We need to defend first.
"Then we can switch the rest on. You have seen what can happen after that. We have players who can play so quickly together.
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