By Nick Teale

Arsène Wenger has pinpointed two areas where Nicklas Bendtner impressed him in Arsenal's 3-1 win over Burnley on Saturday.

The striker had a number of opportunities to extend the Gunners' lead in the second-half of the victory, but failed to get his name on the scoresheet.

However, his overall performance was still pleasing for Wenger and he explained why afterwards.

"I was pleased with two things," said the Frenchman. "His overall game was quite good. Of course I'm not pleased he missed his chances.

"The second thing was the crowd was at a certain point wobbling a bit but then they turned for him and that's good. If they turned against him, for a striker that causes a problem.

"Maybe what turned it around was that he had that shot on the keeper [after showing great persistence to keep the ball]. It's true when you are 194 [pounds] like he is you cannot be short and sharp like a smaller player. But he will be a good player."

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