Date: 28th November 2016 at 2:16pm
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Arsenal are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Alexis Sanchez in the three one victory over Bournemouth at the weekend at the Emirates Stadium was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Sanchez as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘There has been some debate recently about how many world-class players we have in the Premier League at the moment. Well, I for one believe that Alexis Sanchez is one of them. It was Sanchez who punished Bournemouth’s Steve Cook for what appeared to be a moment of stage fright – one which ended in the most appalling backpass. The Chilean then finished off the Cherries with a simple tap-in, but that was after he had run Bournemouth ragged. With midfielder Mesut Ozil, another world-class player, available to produce the service in the absence of Santi Cazorla, the result was inevitable. What Arsenal have done is collect three very valuable points in a week where Champions League often takes priority. That is a very dangerous sign for Manchester City and Chelsea.’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Sanchez for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the three points.

Full Team:

Paul Robinson (Burnley), Antonio Valencia (Manchester United), Angelo Ogbonna (West Ham), Virgil van Dijk (Southampton), James Milner (Liverpool), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea City), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Leroy Fer (Swansea City), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal).

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