Arsenal football breathtaking, according to Danny Murphy

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The Gunners were in fine form in the 5-2 victory over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

Speaking on BBC Sport, Danny Murphy heaped praise on Arsenal’s football in the win over Leicester, suggesting it was breathtaking at times.

The Gunners put on a fine display of attacking football on Saturday afternoon against Leicester, with an Alexis Sanchez hat-trick guiding them to an eventual 5-2 victory.

It was a much-needed win for Arsene Wenger’s side after back-to-back defeats in the Premier League and Murphy was full of praise for the performance they put in at the King Power Stadium, labeling it as some of the best football he has seen this season.

"Arsenal today played some of the best football I’ve seen all season," he told Match of the Day.

"Some of their football today was break taking, and Theo Walcott’s performance was really good as well."

Harder for Walcott to play at home

Speaking of Theo Walcott, fellow pundit Ruud Gullit was quick to explain why he performed so well away from home. 

Walcott was elected ahead of Olivier Giroud in the lone striker role by Arsene Wenger for the clash with the Foxes, and was a constant threat throughout the game, managing to bag the equaliser after Jamie Vardy’s opener.

The pressure is, of course, on the forward to score the goals this season after Wenger failed to bring in another striker in the summer - and Gullit says it is easier for him to play away from the Emirates, where there is less space for the Arsenal side to play.

"The thing is, Walcott was a threat because he could run behind Leicester," Gullit added.

"For Walcott, when they play at home where there is less space to play, that is why it is a more difficult task for him.”

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