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Thierry Henry: Alexis Sanchez brings 'X-factor' to Arsenal team

Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates
Image: Thierry Henry believes Alexis Sanchez could fire Arsenal to the title next season

Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry says Alexis Sanchez brings an X-factor to Arsenal.

The Chile international was awarded the club's Player of the Season after a standout first year in England, scoring 16 goals in 35 Premier League matches.

Sanchez also contributed eight league assists and led Arsenal in chances created and Henry feels there's more to come from the 26-year-old next season.

“If you’re an Arsenal fan, we were all waiting for that type of matchwinner,” Henry told Arsenal Player.

“Look at what he did in the FA Cup final and what he has been doing since his arrival. He has been more than tremendous.

He is the guy who can change the course of a game. He plays with his heart.
Henry on Sanchez

“We want to see that more and more and I know that he has that in his locker. When you have a guy like Alexis Sanchez, it is the X-factor.

"He is the guy who can change the course of a game. I love the way he plays, he plays with his heart and I know the fans love that about him.

“As an Arsenal fan I am very excited about next season and hopefully we can bring some people to the club, some new players maybe but when you have a guy like Alexis Sanchez anything can happen. Hopefully he can fire us to the title next year.”

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