Ray Parlour reacts to Arsenal’s 5-0 win at Southampton on Twitter

The ex-Arsenal midfielder singles out Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott for praise

Ray Parlour picked out Theo Walcott and Danny Welbeck for their performances in Arsenal’s 5-0 win over Southampton in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday.

Danny Welbeck made the breakthrough in the first half as the Arsenal striker scored in the 15th minute to cap his return from a long-term knee injury.

The England striker made it 2-0 lead seven minutes later to put the north London side in control against the EFL Cup finalists.

Former Southampton forward Theo Walcott heaped further misery on his old employers with goals either side of half-time before completing his hat-trick in the 84th minute.

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Parlour heaped praise on Arsenal strikers after their dominant performance against the Saints.

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Arsenal are bidding to win the FA Cup for the third time in four seasons after lifting the trophy in 2014 and 2015 thanks to victories over Hull City and Aston Villa.

The Gunners finished in second place in the Premier League table last season but 10 points behind surprise English champions Leicester City.

The Gunners will host Watford in their next top-flight fixture before the north London club make the trip to leaders Chelsea.

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