From the Back Pages, October 20: Arsene Wenger purring at Arsenal display and says opening goal was one of the best he’s seen

From the back pages
From the back pages

Arsenal may have moved back to the top of the Premier League table with a 4-1 win over Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium today but it was the magnificent opening goal which left Arsene Wenger with the sort of smile that suggest the cat has got the cream. (Mirror)

David Moyes rued Manchester United’s failure to kill off Southampton as the Barclays Premier League champions’ miserable start to the season took another turn for the worst at Old Trafford today. (The Times)

Gus Poyet’s Sunderland reign got off to a nightmare start as a second-half capitulation saw them hammered 4-0 at Swansea. (Daily Mail)

ADNAN JANUZAJ has professed he is ‘thrilled’ after putting pen to paper on a new five-year deal at Old Trafford. (The Express)

For Newcastle United, a valuable draw that Alan Pardew can construe as a moral victory. For Liverpool, not only no repeat of last spring’s six- goal triumph here, but a gentle, thoroughly entertaining, reminder that Brendan Rodgers’s renascent side retain a vulnerable streak. (The Guardian)

There was no repeat miracle for Sam Allardyce’s strikerless West Ham yesterday as Manchester City moved into the top four with their first away win of the league season. (The Independent)

Chelsea 4 Cardiff City 1: Jose Mourinho sent to stands as Chelsea claim an emphatic, and controversial, victory to move second. (Telegraph)