Wenger hails ‘fabulous’ Sanchez impact after Arsenal win against Southampton…
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has lavished praise on star player Alexis Sanchez, after his latest match winning performance against Southampton. The Chilean scored his 14th goal of the season in the closing stages, as the Gunners won 1-0.
Wenger, who was quoted by Goal.com, hailed Sanchez as ‘fabulous’, after his strike lifted Arsenal to sixth in the Premier League table, two points adrift of the Champions League places.
While acknowledging Arsenal were not at their fluent best, Wenger was pull of praise for Sanchez, saying: “It’s difficult to find examples of someone who has settled so quickly. He’s had a fabulous impact on the team.
“Today was the third game in seven days and we had to dig deep and be patient against a very good, well organised team.
“There was something missing in our fluency but it’s important that we can win when it’s not perfect.
“We gave very few chances away and we created more, so we deserved the win.”
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