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15th Oct 2015

Alexis Sanchez’s mum has a foolproof plan to make her son score more goals

Why didn't we think of this?

Kevin Beirne

Alexis Sanchez is one of the most intimidating players in the world for opposing teams.

His speed, power and creativity make him a nightmare for even the most talented defenders, and the Chilean forward is currently in the form of his life.

After a slow start to the season, Alexis has now bagged nine goals in his previous five games for Chile and Arsenal.

So why is he playing so well? He puts it down to a little extra coaching. But the advice hasn’t come from any professional coach, it’s from his mother who gave him this little bit of piece of knowledge:

To be honest, if Arsene Wenger’s tactics for every Arsenal game aren’t just “Give the ball to Alexis and let him score” then we’re not so sure he’s the genius people claim he is.