Alexis Sanchez reveals the name of his best friend at Arsenal


Arsenal’s Chilean sensation Alexis Sanchez has revealed who his best friend is at Arsenal, and it is none other than Mesut Ozil.

Ozil and Sanchez both have been influential for the Gunners and they have helped them to fight for another shot at the Premier League title this season. Alexis has been used in a new Striker role while Ozil has occupied his natural no. 10 position this season by Arsene Wenger. Both have been outstanding since joining the London team. In the ongoing campaign so far, Sanchez has scored six times and provided thee assists in the Premier League while Ozil has scored three times and recorded one assist.

And the Chilean has now admitted that he has a good bonding with the German Mesut Ozil.

“I get on the best with Ozil,” Sanchez said. “I enjoy playing with everyone but I get on even better with him. We don’t need to say anything to each other, it just takes a glance.”

“Having a player like Ozil in midfield and doing one-twos with him is fantastic because he is a quality player going forward,” he further added.

The Arsenal ace has also admitted that Ozil is not only a great player but he has helped Alexis to improve as well.

The 27 year old played for Chile and Arsenal while being heavily strapped after suffering a muscle injury. He believes that the Gunners have the ability to win the league this season, as he says that team is playing with the mentality to win. Also Arsenal are not conceding too many goals and they are taking game by game, which is also another good sign according to Alexis.

“We have more desire to achieve something big by winning the Premier League. We have a great side, we are very ambitious and we want to win the title,” he added. Arsenal will be facing a stern test as they meet PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday night.


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