LONDON – French manger of Arsenal Arsene Wenger hailed Chilean player Alexis Sanchez on Friday once again, saying the forward is an “honor” of his country.
The 26-year-old forward scored 19 goals in 39 games with Arsenal in the season, after moving from Barcelona last summer.
Wenger expressed that he is happy with the presence of Alexis Sanchez on the Arsenal team in a statement which he made during a press conference held on Friday ahead of Arsenal’s match against West Ham in the 29th week of the Premier League on Saturday.
His players are very happy to play with Sanchez, who is a very important player for both Arsenal and Chile, Wenger explained, noting that Alexis has all the typical Chilean traits, namely: commitment, a competitive spirit, and eagerness for victory.
Wenger said that Alexis is always attentive, adding that he is confident that Alexis will improve even more.
Arsenal is now in third place in the Premier League with 54 points, following the leader Chelsea and then Manchester City, with respective nine and four point margins.