Joey Barton criticises 'inconsistent' Arsenal signing Alexis Sanchez

Joey Barton

Joey Barton has called Alexis Sanchez's ability to be Arsenal's main man into question.

Yes, you heard right. QPR midfielder Joey Barton has questioned now ex-Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez.

While Barton was sat at home this summer, Sanchez was lighting up the World Cup with Chile, but the controversial still has his doubts over Arsenal's acclaimed signing.

Ranting on his Twitter feed, Barton stated:

While few Arsenal fans would disagree that they still need a top class defensive midfielder, and further additions at the back to be confident of a title challenge, his criticism of Sanchez is pretty unfair.

The Chilean netted a very consistent 19 goals in 27 La Liga starts for Barcelona last season, as well as providing 10 assists.

The year before he scored eight goals in 18 starts and provided nine assists, while in his debut campaign he netted 12 times and created five in 20 La Liga starts.

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