• Alexis Sanchez can play up top
Although Arsenal needed Olivier Giroud to come off the bench and rescue two points at Sunderland at the weekend the season so far has proved that Alexis Sanchez can play as a striker – and a very effective one at that. The Chilean has been tried up top by Arsene Wenger over previous seasons - but intermittently and with limited success.
Now, given a run of games in the position, he has proved he is to the manor born as he has added fluency and variety to the Arsenal attack. His movement, coupled with the midfield running beyond