WATCH: Nigeria legend Kanu celebrates Arsenal win over Liverpool - 'KAN U believe it'

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Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu has revealed his happiness after Arsenal registered a 3-2 victory against Liverpool to move top of the league table.
  • Arsenal beat Liverpool to dislodge Man City
  • Gunners have lost only once this season
  • Kanu was in attendance at the Emirates

WHAT HAPPENED? In the fixture at the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners sent a strong statement in their pursuit for the title after stunning the Reds through a first-minute goal courtesy of Gabriel Martinelli.

Liverpool responded to level matters through Darwin Nunez but Bukayo Saka scored the second for a 2-1 lead at the half-time break. Roberto Firmino put Liverpool level again a few minutes after the start of the second period but Saka converted from the penalty spot to seal the victory late on.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The 46-year-old Nigeria legend, who made 119 appearances for the Londoners and scored 30 goals, was in attendance to cheer on the team.

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Kan posted a video on his social media pages to celebrate Arsenal's latest success in the top-flight while wearing the team's home jersey. He wrote: "KAN U believe it. @arsenal back on top of the league 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 well done boys. #coyg #gunners #coyg @premierleague #london."

The win saw Arsenal move top of the 20-team log with 24 points, one more than second-placed Manchester City. The Gunners have won eight matches, and lost one.

WHAT NEXT FOR ARSENAL? The Gunners will travel to Norway to take on Bodo/Glimt in a Europa League fixture at Aspmyra Stadion on Thursday before they return for a league trip to face Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday.

Arsenal beat Bodo/Glimt 3-0 in their first Group A meeting at the Emirates Stadium on October 6.