Sanchez ‘not himself’, says Arsene Wenger!

London – Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is “not
himself” and could be feeling the effects of fatigue
after making an impressive start to life in the Premier
League, manager Arsene Wenger said.
The 26-year-old has been Arsenal’s standout
performer this season and has scored 18 goals in 32
appearances since signing from Barcelona for £35
million in July.
But the Chile international went off with a knee injury
in last week’s 2-1 win over Leicester City and Wenger
conceded that Sanchez may be showing signs of
“He had not the same intensity in his game as he had
until now,” said Wenger, whose side are fifth in the
Premier League table with 45 points from 25 games.
“I’m not sure he was free in his head to sprint as he
used to. I don’t know if it was down to the kick he
got on his knee, but he was not himself.
“He has a swollen knee and he cannot move well, but
it’s only a kick, nothing else.”


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