Arsene Wenger was happy to have five points between Arsenal and their nearest challengers after a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Everton.
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger congratulates Everton after an entertaining 1-1 draw at The Emirates Stadium, and says taking a point from the game is "encouraging".
Roberto Martinez admitted he 'couldn't be happier' with Everton's performance but rued their lack of ruthlessness after a 1-1 draw with Arsenal.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez is delighted with the performance of his team in Sunday's 1-1 draw against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Substitute Gerard Deulofeu earns Everton a draw and denies Arsenal a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.
Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen says Dimitar Berbatov is committed to the club, despite doubts about the striker's future.
Arsenal had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Everton as Gerard Deulofeu's equaliser cancelled out Mesut Ozil's opener in an absorbing encounter at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal and Tottenham are drawn together in third round of the FA Cup, while Manchester United will host Swansea.