Galvanized by the signing of Mesut Ozil, Arsenal has marched to the top of the Premier League in quite sensational style, playing a scintillating, flowing, tiki-taka-esque brand of football that has even opposition fans doffing their caps. Once, the north Londoners might have been accused of over playing, trying to score an impossibly perfect goal – until they did just that against Norwich.
Arsene Wenger's men could be five points clear come Saturday night, yet, despite the avalanche of positives that have come Arsenal's way since signing the German star – and, looking further back, since beating German champion Bayern Munich – there is a sense that the club's position in the league paints something of a false picture.
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