Emirates Stadium side deliver a hiding to Paul Lambert’s visitors.
Arsene Wenger’s side eased to victory over toothless Villa.
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Arsenal didn’t take long to get their account underway with Olivier Giroud firing home following a superb ball from Mesut Ozil.
The Gunners could have been a hatful of goals ahead long before Mesut Ozil clinically finished after 56 minutes.
Theo Walcott continued his fine run of form since returning from injury as the England man made it 3-0 just after the hour.
Spanish live-wire Santi Cazorla netted a fourth from the penalty spot though Brad Guzan should have done better having got a hand to a poor effort.
Youngster Hector Bellerin then got in on the act with a fine finish in injury time.