By Rob Kelly
Arsène Wenger believes that Andrey Arshavin demonstrated his enduring class with a wonderful assist for Robin van Persie's winner against QPR.
The Russian had not started in the Premier League for five weeks before Saturday's victory over Neil Warnock's side but played a superb pass to create the Dutchman's goal.
While Wenger says Arshavin can improve further with game-time, he was delighted with the midfielder's match-winning contribution.
“I knew he would suffer a bit physically, but Andrey has that quality that at any moment in the game he can give you a ball to score, and that’s what he did," Wenger said.
"We know he can be sharper than he was on Saturday but that is linked to the fact I do not play him enough."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source