Arsenal signed the exciting forward signed from Barcelona, where he made a total of 88 appearances and scored 39 goals during his three seasons with the Catalan side.

With Barcelona, Sanchez won both La Liga (2012/13) and the Copa del Rey (2012), as well as the Spanish Super Cup on two occasions (2011, 2013), the Uefa Super Cup (2011) and the Fifa Club World Cup (2011).

Regarded as one of the world’s finest talents, Sanchez played a starring role at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where Chile qualifyied from their group (which included the Netherlands, Spain and Australia) and reaching the round of 16. During the tournament, Sanchez scored two goals from his four appearances.

The striker started his career with Cobreloa, based in Calama in north Chile, where he spent a season before moving to Santiago-based Colo-Colo, where he won the Chilean Primera Division in 2007.

After convincing performances in Chile between 2005 and 2007, Sanchez went on loan to Argentine side River Plate, where he added the Argentinian Primera Division to his honours.

Following his success in South America, Sanchez made a permanent move to Serie A side Udinese in 2008, where he spent three seasons, scoring 20 goals from 95 appearances, before making the move to Barcelona in 2011.

  • Full Name : Alexis Sanchez
  • Position : Striker
  • Born : December 19th 1988
  • Country : Chile
  • Height : 168 cm
  • Weight : 62 kg