Arsenal Fans Angry With Wenger’s Treatment Of Alexis Sanchez


Alexis Sanchez returned to the Arsenal starting line-up tonight, but around 30 minutes in – he picked up an injury after a collision with Matthew Upson. Most Arsenal fans then suggested on Twitter that he should be immediately removed, as the game was not worth the risk of a long term injury.

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However Sanchez was only substituted with 30 minutes to go when it was clear he hadn’t managed to shake off the injury. Many Arsenal fans have been outraged by that decision, suggesting he should have been removed the moment he picked up an injury. Wenger admitted after the game that he wanted to take the Chilean off at half time, but the player insisted he was fine and that he should play on. Perhaps Wenger should not let the players make these kind of decisions?

Aaron Ramsey also picked up an injury after coming off the bench, so there were certainly plenty of negatives from the game, despite the Gunners taking all three points. Arsenal await news on how serious the damage is to Ramsey and Sanchez, but all fingers are crossed for a quick recovery for the duo.

Here’s what Twitter thought of Wenger’s handling of Sanchez’ injury.