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Telegraph.co.uk: Crystal Palace 2 Arsenal 3: Debate over Alexis Sanchez celebration takes shine off Arsene Wenger's milestone
The occasion of Arsene Wenger’s 810th Premier League match in charge of Arsenal – drawing him level with Sir Alex Ferguson’s extraordinary record - was a cause for celebration. Except there was a debate after this victory as to whether Alexis Sanchez’s team-mates wanted to celebrate with him after he scored the crucial second goal which restored their lead on the way to this impressive win away to Crystal Palace.
Television pundits Graeme Souness and, more relevantly to Arsenal, their former striker Thierry Henry questioned whether this showed a “division” within the squad with Sanchez, in the final few months of his contract, with the January transfer opening, with a move to Manchester City still his determined wish, appearing isolated. Sanchez looked a little...