Goals from Nuno Tavares, Bukayo Saka and a Granit Xhaka secured all three points for the Gunners.
Before Gerrard returns to Liverpool, here are five others who got a hero's welcome back at their old clubs.
"I felt that London was my home, and I couldn't for the life of me have lived in Manchester."
"His assistant [Rohl] had just left and he called me and asked me to give him a hand at Southampton."
Tottenham were sitting seventh in the Premier League at the time...
"My issue is the kids are our best players at this moment, Saka and Smith-Rowe they’re not supposed to lead."
Adams: "They put up a fantastic wall of defence today and enabled us to keep another clean sheet."
Tony Adams has recently criticised Arsenal for signing Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard on loan...
Tony Adams has told Arsenal to consider selling right-backs Hector Bellerin and Cedric Soares.
"If you’ve got a Tony Adams coming through, you’re not going to go out and get a central defender."
Tony Adams has been critical of three transfers from the past couple of seasons.
"I’d just prefer someone experienced in the camp. Whether it’s a sports director or an assistant."
Willian is yet to score for Arsenal this campaign after joining from Chelsea in the summer.
Arsenal were beaten 2-0 in the north London derby on Sunday...
"I think Arteta is doing a fantastic job, but I question recruitment and Willian, Pepe… did we need them?"
The Arsenal legend reckons that Martinez is one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League...
Tony Adams believes Tierney in particular is suffering with Arteta "trying to be too clever" at Arsenal.
"They look like they’ve a holding midfielder now who’s got a bit of presence and build for the future."
Martinez was superb as he filled in for Leno last season, and has since made a £17million move to Aston Villa.
"He's a really shy boy, that has enormous talent, but he's surrounded by a lot of mess."
"That's not the way to go; It's not Arsenal DNA i'm afraid. I don't like it. I've got to say it publicly."
14 years ago, Steven Gerrard lifted the FA Cup. He is at the centre of a heroic XI.
Dennis Bergkamp and Marc Overmars. These were truly glorious times for football.
"I think I’d like to stay in reality and I don’t think you can't make any decisions today."
Adams has questioned Mertesacker's new role at the club.
Stanley Brard is happy to have played a small part - along with Tony Adams - in re-shaping Azerbaijan football...
Tony Adams writes exclusively for Football365 on growing football beyond the gilded elite...
After saying he was "sad" after Arsenal's first two games, Tony Adams says Emery needs time...
Which players from the past would solve their former club's problems in the present?
Forget the lack of an incisive midfield passer, or a possibly shaky defence. Tottenham will cost England.