Wenger staying grounded after big win

Arsene Wenger refused to get drawn into Premier League title talk after his side's comprehensive 4-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Two goals apiece from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud handed the Gunners all three points after Jermain Defoe had levelled matters in the second-half from the penalty spot.

"It's too early and it's too tight as well," Wenger told Sky Sports. "We have so many good teams in the league.

"But we'll go game after game. It's a good feeling when you play first and when you win because at least you have one good day."

It wasn't all smooth sailing though, until Giroud's introduction turned the tie in Arsenal's favour, and Wenger was sure to praise his enigmatic French forward.

Giroud had only been introduced to the tie when he netted twice within five minute to make Defoe's equaliser a distant memory.

"Olivier is a guy who mentally is absolutely fantastic,"Wenger added. "He is strong – every time he is questioned, he gives you the right answer on the pitch and I admire that in him.

"He is a guy who has gone through some difficult questions – even before the European Championships in France, he had been questioned by the crowd and, in the end, everybody was on his side."

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