Carragher: Manchester United's Di Maria is better than Arsenal's Sanchez

Jamie Carragher believes Manchester United's Angel di Maria is a more accomplished player than Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez.

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher was asked to decide which of two talented South Americans he feels is the better player, and he did not sit on the fence.

Carragher was quizzed on SkySports Monday Night Football over which player he rates mos highly between Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United's Angel di Maria.

He told viewers: "Di Maria a better player, but I like Sanchez, he had a barnstorming World Cup.

"They are similar type of players, each time they play they put a shift in coming back as well. I'd just give Di Maria the edge.

"His performances at Real Madrid were a level above what Sanchez produced at Barca. Who knows what they'll both do in this country but I'd probably say Di Maria."

Sanchez scored 19 goals in his final season in La Liga with Barcelona, while Di Maria only managed four.

The Madrid man however created 17 assists, with Sanchez registering 10 for Barcelona. 

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