As far as I am concerned that was an excellent Arsenal performance today against Crystal Palace that was even more exciting and impressive because we didn’t have the miserable Alexis Sanchez in the side, no matter how good he is. I really can’t understand why Wenger would want to keep a player at the club that obviously has no allegiance whatsoever. Why would he even try to give his best for the team if he thinks that he is a far superior being and deserves to earn ten times as much as his team-mates and ‘deserves’ to to play for a ‘better’ team as well?
Today’s Arsenal team played like they wanted to play for each other – as a team – and they put the game to bed after just 20 minutes. As Laurent Koscielny said after the game today they were focused on winning TOGETHER!
I really am starting to believe that losing Alexis Sanchez is the best thing we could have done so that we went back to playing as a team, instead of our players being made to feel inferior to a prima donna that just wanted to look good and look down on his team-mates.
A winning team is made up of XI players that know what their team-mates are thinking and where they are going to be when the ball comes to your feet. You don’t want someone that refuses to pass to his team-mates because they are all rubbish compared to himself.
A winning team is made up of a central belief that has faith in the other components and knw what the plan is, not someone that plays for themselves only.
Good riddance and good luck Alexis. I won’t miss you at all.