Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has superior conversion rate to Olivier Giroud
Alexis Sanchez will not have been the name many expected to replace Olivier Giroud up front for Arsenal this season, but it’s a move that’s worked wonders for Arsene Wenger.
The Chilean is the Gunners’ joint-top scorer in all competitions so far, scoring five times in six appearances from his new central role, and his stats so far suggest he’s a more reliable and clinical finisher of chances than the team-mate he’s displaced.
Giroud scored 16 Premier League goals last season and was widely viewed as not being the world class centre-forward the club needed to go all the way in the title... read more
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