Arsenal hero Parlour: Alexis can handle tough stuff

Arsenal hero Ray Parlour is confident Alexis Sanchez can handle the Premier League rough stuff.

Arsenal hero Ray Parlour is confident Alexis Sanchez can handle the Premier League rough stuff.

Arsene Wenger has moved quickly and splashed out £33million on the Chile World Cup star from Barcelona to bolster his side’s firepower.

Parlour, 41, told the Daily Star Sunday: “He’s tough, he’s mobile, he can score goals and he’s got pace. “I can see him fitting in on that left-hand side of the striker or you can put him up front.

“He had a great tournament at the World Cup.

“I was lucky enough to see him in the Brazil-Chile game and at times he got kicked a lot.

“But he came back and wanted more and he will certainly get that in the Premier League.”

 
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