Arsenal duo and Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney recognised for Boxing Day heroics

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Arsenal duo Alexis Sanchez and Tomas Rosicky, Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, and Chelsea defender John Terry have all been included in the EA Sports PPI Team of the Week.

Arsenal duo Alexis Sanchez and Tomas Rosicky have been recognised for their Boxing Day heroics.

The two attackers played key roles in the Gunners’ 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League.

While Chile international forward Sanchez opened the scoring in the 37th minute, attacking midfielder Rosicky scored what proved to be the winner on 65 minutes.

Both Sanchez and Rosicky have been included in the EA Sports PPI Team of the Week for Gameweek 18.

There are no fewer than three Southampton players in the team. Toby Alderweireld, Ryan Bertrand and Sadio Mane were all crucial in the Saints’ 3-1 away victory over Crystal Palace.

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney finds himself in the team for his brace against Newcastle United, while Chelsea defender John Terry is also in for leading the Blues to a 2-0 home win against West Ham United on Boxing Day.

Here is the EA Sports PPI Team of the Week:

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Toby Alderweireld - James Chester - John Terry - Ryan Bertrand

Sadio Mane - Fernando - Gaston Ramirez - Tomas Rosicky

Alexis Sanchez - Wayne Rooney

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