Sol Campbell: This man can fire Arsenal to the Premier League title

Sol Campbell discusses Alexis Sanchez's return for Arsenal ahead of their trip to Bournemouth

Sol Campbell believes that Alexis Sanchez’s return to action for Arsenal could make the difference in the title race.

The Chile international made his return from a lengthy lay-off with a hamstring injury last month and has been improving his fitness levels in recent games.

The 27-year-old has been one of the Premier League’s standout performers since his transfer to Emirates Stadium from Barcelona in the summer of 2014.

And former Arsenal defender Campbell feels that Sanchez could make all the difference in the title race as Arsene Wenger’s men look to lift the trophy for the first time since 2004.

Campbell wrote in his blog for Sportlobster: “Getting Sanchez back to full fitness is vital. He’s come back into the team and he gives everyone a lift.

“He’s so direct and coupled with work rate he’s a player who can make things happen. I love players who commit defenders and can create space for team-mates and that’s exactly what Sanchez does.

“He’s a player you’d love to play with because he makes you look good by linking you into the play and giving you a bit more time and space on the ball.

“He just needs a bit more time to get back into the groove fully but once he does Arsenal will be the danger they were before he got injured.

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“Arsenal can’t afford to lose any more ground on the leaders so the next month will be pivotal to their title ambitions.”

Attacker Sanchez and his Arsenal team-mates are currently gearing up for their Premier League trip to Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon.

The Gunners are looking to return to winning ways after the disappointment of their goalless draw with Southampton at The Emirates on Tuesday night.

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