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Arsenal's 'fabulous' Alexis has settled as well as anyone I've seen - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has lauded Alexis Sanchez for the ease at how he has settled at the club.

The Chile international scored a late winner in the 1-0 result over Southampton at the Emirates Stadium to make it 14 goals in 22 outings since joining from Barcelona in the summer.

Sanchez again came up with a timely goal to help Arsenal over the line and his early performances for the north London club have seriously impressed his manager.

"Alexis is one of the players who had to dig deep, but he still had such desire to fight. He always finds something special to get a goal," Wenger said.

"It's difficult to find examples of someone who has settled at a club so quickly. He arrived in July and now it's December.

"When you look at the number of goals he has and the impact he has on the team, it's fabulous."

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