Arsenal FC‘s star attacker Alexis Sanchez . has opined that the Gunners’ performance was not up to the mark last season. The Chilean international was the club’s marquee signing last summer from FC Barcelona for a transfer fee of A?35million.
Sanchez had scored 24 goals in the entire season and remained the standout performer for the club. His fantastic performance inspired Arsenal to lift the prestigious FA Cup for a record 12th time. Arsenal also finished third in the Premier League table earning a direct entry to the next year’s UEFA Champions League.
Regarding Arsenal’s season Sanchez said: “It was an OK season, but it was bittersweet. I would have liked to have been in the Champions League final, to have won the Premier League title. I believe we have a bunch of skillful players so to not achieve more is disappointing.
Alexis Sanchez was utilized in a different role by the Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger from what he used to play at FC Barcelona. Sanchez operated from the wings this time and he was responsible for creating chances for his forwards.
Regarding his new role under Wenger, the Chilean added: “I had a breakthrough in my football life. Now I switch to the left, I make goals, I pass, I am evolving.
“And if I am put in at centre forward, I will do it in the best way possible and I am fit to play”
Alexis Sanchez had a terrific season in the Arsenal outfit. He was the talisman of the Gunners squad and was definitely one of the best players of this season’s Premier League.