The Saints eased to an impressive victory over second-placed Arsenal after Shane Long’s brace and goals from Cuco Martina and Jose Fonte on Saturday night.
The Gunners surrendered the chance to go top of the Premier League table after Liverpool were 1-0 winners against leaders Leicester City at Anfield.
Former Arsenal midfielder Parlour, who won three titles during his career, only had praise for Ronald Koeman’s Southampton side for their performance against Arsene Wenger’s men.
— Ray Parlour (@RealRomfordPele) December 27, 2015
Arsenal are two points behind Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City side at the top of the Premier League table.
The Gunners play another south coast club on Monday evening as promoted side Bournemouth are the visitors at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal have lost just one of their last five Premier League games following their landslide defeat by the Saints.
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