Alex Iwobi is being tipped to replace new Manchester United signing Alexis Sanchez in Arsenal’s starting eleven for the time being, until Arsene Wenger signs a capable replacement.


The Nigeria international is better than the Chile international in four key performance statistics : passing accuracy, shooting accuracy, average duels won and average defensive actions.

Iwobi might be underrated right now due to his inconsistent performances this term but the winger has a shot accuracy of 70 percent whereas Sanchez has 57 percent.

The Super Eagle has completed an impressive 86 percent of his passes, compared to the Chilean who has a passing accuracy of 73 percent.

With an average defensive action of one, Iwobi is better than Sanchez who has zero. The Nigeria wonderkid has won 52 percent of his duels, while the Chilean has won 49 percent.


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