Arsenal’s Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech. AFP Photo

Unai Emery saluted Petr Cech after the Arsenal goalkeeper’s superb display set the stage for Sunday’s 2-0 win over Everton.

Emery’s side were under the cosh in the first half at the Emirates Stadium, but Cech came to their rescue with a series of fine saves.

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“We are very happy with the goalkeepers. Petr has big experience and big quality. He has started the season very well.

“He is performing as we want and today he showed us he is very well.

“I’m surprised there are a lot of questions about Cech, because in the pre-season and in the first matches with us he played well.

“Leno is calm. He knows he is working well but Petr Cech is performing well.

“Leno will improve and learn with us. He has a big future,” Emery said.

Cech, while reacting to his performance, said: “Everton created a lot of chances in the first half and we had to stick together.

“I’m delighted with the performance and the clean sheet. I had a lot to do today and I had to help the team stay in the game.

“As an experienced player, you have to do your part.”