Carl Jenkinson says Arsenal team-mate is in same league as Ronaldo and Messi

first_imgCarl Jenkinson believes Arsenal team-mate Alexis Sanchez is in the same league as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.The West Ham defender is on loan from the Gunners and he described the Chilean forward as a ‘special’ player.Sanchez has scored ten goals in his last six games for club and country, including a goal in Arsenal’s win at Watford last weekend, just days after returning from international duty in South America.  “I think he’s up there with the best in the world, you can put him in the same sort of bracket as the Ronaldos and Messis,” Jenkinson told Drivetime.“Obviously I still watch Arsenal and I watch him play and he’s the sort of player that affects every single game.“There’s players out there that can produce magical moments, but it’s the best ones that do it game in, game out.“You always know with Sanchez that he’s going to affect the game in one way or another and he does it every single game to be honest.“His appetite for the game is phenomenal, he looks so hungry, he wants to play in every single game and it’s a special thing to have in a footballer. “Every Arsenal fan would say he is a joy to watch.”Carl Jenkinson also told Drivetime how he thinks West Ham are capable of a top-four finish, read more here.last_img read more