Plenty of Arsenal fans have slated Alexis Sanchez after a Twitter post from a fan compared his time at the north London club to ‘F1’ as opposed to ‘Go Karting’ at Manchester United.
This analogy is relayed from comments by Karim Benzema after the Frenchman compared himself to an F1 car as opposed to former Gunners player Olivier Giroud, who he described as a ‘kart’.
This is an interesting comparison considering their statistics for their national team. Benzema had scored 27 senior goals in 81 caps, giving him a scoring ratio of one in three, whereas Giroud has scored 39 senior goals in 97 caps, giving him a ratio of just over 40%, more than his striker compatriot, according to Transfermarkt.
However, the statistics of Sanchez when he was at Arsenal compared to United make more sense for the comparison. The Chilean international scored 80 goals in 166 appearances for the Gunners, giving him a goal ratio of just over 48%, whereas for the Red Devils he has scored just five goals in 45 games, giving a ratio of one in nine, as per Transfermarkt.
One can understand the analogy based on these statistics, as these Arsenal supporters slated their former man:
— Masia Prodigy (@TheMasiaProdigy) April 2, 2020
Ruined his career with this transfer imagine if he stayed👀
— Martizette (@Martizette) April 2, 2020
it was so fun to watch. he could have left as a legend but he was too greedy to do so. he might be enjoying his paychecks but I’m sure he miss that beautiful football.
— Prashant🇳🇵 (@theprrashantt) April 3, 2020
In that last 6 months for us leading up to January he was awful. Lazy, discontented, didn’t even celebrate with the team for many of the goals.
A swap deal was a robbery.
— 🔴Quinn McGrath⚪️ (@Q16_MC) April 3, 2020
How you gonna do gokarting like that
— Mads Fuglsang (@MadsFugl19) April 2, 2020
Probably the only thing Arsenal and Utd fans can agree on
— Jondoe297 (@HazelGunner) April 2, 2020
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