Obviously, Arsenal are not a one-man team and they can boast of different scorers this season, so goal scoring is not really a problem.
Theo Walcott (9), Mesut Ozil (8), Olivier Giroud (5) and even Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (6) have all netted for Arsenal in all competitions. Alexis Sanchez is leading the pack will 11 league goals and he is joint top scorer with Chelsea’s Diego Costa.
He has been incredible since Arsene Wenger drafted him into the central position at the start of the season. Evidently he is enjoying his new central role.
His goal scoring rate surpasses the club main striker Olivier Giroud, who has has to make do with a place on the bench. The Spaniard oy being used as a super sub.
The Chilean international has scored 13 goals and assisted 6 across all competitions for Arsenal this season, including the superb hat-trick in the Gunners 5-1 win over West Ham on Saturday.
He terrorized the Hammers defence right from the start.
The scoreline would have been more had the Gunners been more ruthless. The win pushed them above Liverpool and Man City to the second place.
The Gunners are now three points behind leaders Chelsea with 31 points after 14 games.
Sanchez performances have been scintillating so far only marred by the contract saga hanging around his neck. The former Barcelona man has only 18 months left on his contract and he is yet to agree to a new deal.
Arsenal need to bring out the chequebook and meet his wage demands, his form shows he is capable ending their Premier League drought
Sandwiched between Stoke and Everton matches is the Champions League group stage match against FC Basel on Tuesday.