Alexis Sanchez is world class and can he please FÍRMALO!

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A lot of people moaning that Alan Shearer said Alexis Sanchez won’t be classed as world class until he’s won a league. Intriguing comment coming from a man who won it for a team that bought the title, then retired to Newcastle for a pretty bland existence. I mean, assuming he’s calling himself world class, maybe you could throw it back at him and say you can’t be classed as world-class if you’ve never won an international tournament… or you can’t be classed as world-class if you’ve only played in one country.

I think it’s pretty hard to call a player who is dropping numbers like Alexis anything other than world-class. 17 games, 13 goals, 6 assists. He’s a fucking monster. He can’t be held accountable for what Wenger gets up to over the next few months. (more…)


Arsenal declare Hammer-time

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First game of December had me struck down with fear. November was tough in the head, December is tough on paper. West Ham have been pure banter this season, failing to adapt to rigors of having a big stadium and the manager failing to hit the heights of an above average season last term. But they did manage to draw against United, that said, they did also manage to make them look like a good football team.

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