Best debut seasons ever, featuring Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, Zinedine Zidane & Man United greats

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After Alexis Sanchez capped an amazing first season for Arsenal with his FA Cup final wondergoal, here’s a look at where the Chilean ranks among other superb debut seasons, including three Manchester United greats…

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10) Jurgen Klinsmann (Tottenham Hotspur)

A surprise signing for Tottenham in the 1994/95 season, German goal-poacher Jurgen Klinsmann was not the most popular buy at first, but proved critics around the country wrong with 30 goals in an amazing debut season to win the Football Writers’ Player of the Year.

9) Robin van Persie (Manchester United)

A controversial signing from rivals Arsenal, Robin van Persie made the desired impact when he joined Manchester United, showing lethal goalscoring form to guide the Red Devils to their 20th Premier League title, scoring a hat-trick against Aston Villa in the decisive match.

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