Arsene Wenger was relieved Arsenal returned to winning ways as they beat Sunderland 2-0 in the Premier League and he reserved particular praise for match-winner Alexis Sanchez.
Sanchez scored twice for the Gunners at the Stadium of Light to ensure the club claimed a first victory in four league matches.
Wenger was pleased with how the Chile international played and also expressed his hope the result will help his team's form improve in the coming weeks.
"His transition from defence to offence is...
Alexis Sanchez made the most of howlers from Wes Brown and Vito Mannone as Arsenal claimed a 2-0 victory at Sunderland.
The Chile international needed no second invitation after Brown scuffed an attempted back-pass straight into his path and looked on in horror as he raced almost half the length of the pitch before beating goalkeeper Mannone with ease.
And there was worse to come for the Italian, who handed Sanchez a second in injury-time as he made a mess of a back-pass.
Once again, the Black Cats,...
LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed his side are within touching distance of hitting top form after what he said has been an unsatisfactory start to this season.
Arsenal have won just two of their opening eight Premier League matches and have fallen 11 points behind leaders Chelsea heading into what he describes as a must-win game at Sunderland on Saturday, but Wenger has suggested the margins between success and failure is finer than ever.
"I think 95 percent is there for us, but...