3 standout players from Arsenal's battling 2-1 win over Brentford

• Defender turned creator

• Captain leading by example

• King Kai strikes again

Ben White recorded two assists in Arsenal's win
Ben White recorded two assists in Arsenal's win / Richard Heathcote/GettyImages
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2. Martin Odegaard

Martin Odegaard
Arsenal FC v Brentford FC - Premier League / Richard Heathcote/GettyImages

The captain offered another excellent performance and, while he was not directly involved in either of our goals (in terms of scoring or assisting), the Norwegian contributed plenty to our eventual win.

The 25-year-old boasted an 83% success rate, but it was his underlying numbers which really caught the eye, having completed three key passes while also attempting the same number of shots in the game.

In a game where Arsenal were frustrated in their offensive efforts for large periods, Odegaard's creativity was crucial and a large reason why we are not looking back on this game with regret and asking 'what ifs'.

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