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Rio Ferdinand Former United defender impressed with Arsenal’s defence

Since their Premier League opening day defeat to Liverpool, Arsenal on a run of 14 games unbeaten.

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Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi (2nd R) has formed a formidable central defensive partnership with Laurent Koscielny (R), resolving one of the Gunners' weak points play Shkodran Mustafi (2nd R) and Laurent Koscielny (R) have been impressive in the heart of Arsenal defence (AFP/File)

Former Manchester United and England defender, Rio Ferdinand believes Arsenal’s current back-four is the best at the club for years.

Since their Premier League opening day defeat to Liverpool, Arsenal on a run of 14 games unbeaten.

Summer signing Shkodran Mustafi has been impressive at the heart of Arsenal defence alongside Laurent Koscielny and Ferdinand believes Gunners’ back four can land them a title this season.

Shkodran Mustafi and Diego Costa play Shkodran Mustafi has been hugely improved the Arsenal defence since he joined in the summer (Andy Hooper/Daily Mail)

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This is the best back four I have seen at Arsenal for many a year," Ferdinand who is now a football pundit writes in the Evening Standard.

"They are settled and look confident.

"Laurent Koscielny has been one of the most consistent defenders for the last few seasons and has found a great partner in summer signing Shkodran Mustafi.”

Rio Ferdinand play Rio Ferdinand is impressed with Arsenal defence this season (BTSport)


"Arsenal’s success in the early years of Wenger’s reign was built on a solid back four and if they can get that right again now, they will have a good chance of winning silverware."

Arsenal continued their unbeaten run as they won 3-2 at Ludogorets in the Champions League on Tuesday, November 1.

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