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Arsenal’s Wenger praises team, Alexis Sanchez after “patient” win

Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal’s new Chilean forward could become a hero at the Emirates.


Arsenal is now among a trio of teams in third place on 17 points after the Gunners defeated Burnley 3-0 on Saturday at the Emirates.

Manager Arsene Wenger said the win was a matter of “patience, quality and concentration”, heaping praise on star Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez and his brace.

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“It was a top performance,” Wenger said. “His quality is exceptional and I think he takes responsibility in every zone and goes at people and fights.”

Arsenal goes to Swansea a week from Sunday before hosting Manchester United on Nov. 22.

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