Alexis Sanchez produced another magnificent performance as Arsenal edged QPR to a 2-1 win.
His missed penalty was the only blot on a match-winning display in which he scored once and laid a second on a plate for Tomas Rosicky.
The Chilean now has 15 goals in all competitions for Arsenal since signing, and is now into double figures in the Premier League.
Former Tottenham forward Garth Crooks, now a BBC pundit, says he deserves to be regarded in the very top tier of talent.
He said: "Even after Olivier Giroud appeared to lose self-control against QPR, Sanchez was unperturbed by his departure and went on to produce a wonderful display for the 10-man Gunners.
"There are only two words to describe the Chilean at the moment: world class."
While the term is often thrown about unnecessarily, Sanchez is a player who truly merits being placed in such a category.
He has starred at the World Cup, scored goals in El Clasico matches for Barcelona, and the way he has settled seamlessly into Premier League football speaks volumes about his ability.
With Thierry Henry a hot topic of discussion in light of his recent retirement, it's fair to suggest Sanchez is the best forward the club have had since he left, even on the basis of just half a season's football so far.