While every top-class footballer goes through dry spells, Alexis Sanchez’s dip in form has unavoidably coincided with the January transfer window. The Chile international’s contract is due to expire at the end of the season and a return of just one assist in his last four appearances suggests Sanchez is struggling to maintain his usual standards amid doubts over his future.
Accordingly, many Arsenal fans have criticised the forward for a lack of commitment in recent weeks, and the Gunners’ 4-0 demolition at Anfield back in August highlighted how important it is to have every player fully focused against Jurgen Klopp’s side.
With that in mind, we asked Arsenal fans earlier this week whether Sanchez or Danny Welbeck should start when Liverpool travel to the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. The 36-cap Englishman may pale in comparison to Sanchez in terms of ability, but his industriousness and energy can never be faulted.
And our poll has revealed that a staggering 76% of Gunners supporters would prefer to see Welbeck in Wenger’s starting XI on Friday evening, rather than a half-committed Sanchez. How would you field the Gunners against the Merseysiders, Arsenal fans? Let us know by commenting below…
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