Alexis Sanchez

Position: Winger
Team: Arsenal
Born: December 19, 1988 (age 25)
Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Height: 5ft 6in
Nationality: Chilean
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring his goal with Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard (L) during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Liverpool at Loftus Road in London on Oc
Premier League in numbers: Week Eight
Sports Mole looks back on the most recent round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures.
11:30
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his, and their third goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the The Etihad Stadium in Manchester,
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the 11 most impressive players from the eighth round of Premier League fixtures.
10:37
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2014
Aaron Ramsey impressed by Alexis Sanchez attitude
Aaron Ramsey praises Alexis Sanchez for his attitude on the pitch in the early stages of his Arsenal career.
04:36
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck scores their second goal past Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies and Hull City's Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady during their English Premier League football match against Hull City at the Emirates Stad
Danny Welbeck: Hull City draw was "bittersweet"
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck feels that his side's draw with Hull City was "bittersweet" as the Gunners lost further ground in the Premier League title race.
Oct 19, 04:13
Abel Hernandez of Hull City celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2014
Player Ratings: Arsenal 2-2 Hull City
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during this afternoon's entertaining 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 18, 18:16
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck scores their second goal past Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies and Hull City's Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady during their English Premier League football match against Hull City at the Emirates Stad
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-2 Hull City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Arsenal's last-gasp 2-2 draw against Hull City at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon.
Oct 18, 17:35
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck scores their second goal past Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies and Hull City's Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady during their English Premier League football match against Hull City at the Emirates Stad
Result: Danny Welbeck rescues a point for Arsenal against Hull City
Danny Welbeck scores a stoppage-time eqauliser for Arsenal to snatch them a 2-2 draw with Hull City at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 18, 16:56
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Arsenal pegged back by Hull City
Arsenal race into an early lead before being pegged back to 1-1 by Hull City after 45 minutes at the Emirates.
Oct 18, 15:52
Mohamed Diame of Hull City celebrates with team-mate Hatem Ben Arfa after scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2014
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-2 Hull City - as it happened
Relive the thrilling 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Hull as Danny Welbeck scores a late equaliser to rescue a point for the Gunners at the Emirates.
Oct 18, 14:00
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger and his Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho watch their teams during their premiership match at Highbury in north London, 18 December 2005
Jose Mourinho accuses FA of double standards?
Jose Mourinho accuses the FA of double standards, after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wasn't sanctioned for pushing the Chelsea manager.
Oct 18, 10:57
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsenal chairman Chips Keswick: 'Arsene Wenger calls the shots'
Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick reiterates that manager Arsene Wenger "calls the shots" at the club, and says that the Frenchman has the board's full support.
Oct 17, 07:30
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger to be handed £20m budget in January?
Arsene Wenger will be handed a £20m budget to improve his Arsenal squad in January, according to reports.
Oct 16, 02:26
Arsenal's Polish-born German striker Lukas Podolski (L) shoots to score a goal during the English Premier League football match against West Ham United on April 15, 2014
Unhappy Lukas Podolski hints at Arsenal exit
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski admits that he may leave in January after becoming unhappy with his lack of game time at the club.
Oct 15, 22:13
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Jose Mourinho provoked touchline tussle'
Arsene Wenger insists that Jose Mourinho is to blame for the duo's touchline tussle during Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Chelsea in the Premier League last weekend.
Oct 12, 14:02
Thibaut Courtois of Belgium throws the ball during the International friendly match between Belgium and France at the King Baudouin Stadium on August 14, 2013
Thibaut Courtois defends Chelsea head injury treatment
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois defends the club's decision not to substitute him immediately after he sustained a head injury against Arsenal.
Oct 12, 10:47
Arsenal's German striker Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Montpellier on November 21, 2012
Lukas Podolski: 'I may need to leave Arsenal'
Lukas Podolski reveals that he plans talks with Arsene Wenger to resolve his future at Arsenal as he admits that he may have to leave to find first-team football.
Oct 12, 05:40
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Fulham on August 24, 2013
Lukas Podolski will consider Arsenal future
Lukas Podolski admits that he will consider his Arsenal future after struggling to break into the team so far this season.
Oct 10, 20:03
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez shoots to score during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 13, 2014
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez: 'I'd do somersaults for money in Chile'
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez reveals that he used to do somersaults and clean cars for money in Chile before he became a footballer.
Oct 9, 13:13
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the opening goal from a freekick during the English League Cup third round football match against Southampton on September 23, 2014
Alexis Sanchez hopeful of Arsenal silverware
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is confident that more silverware is on its way to the club.
Oct 8, 17:38
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the opening goal from a freekick during the English League Cup third round football match against Southampton on September 23, 2014
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez fathers child with woman he had 'affair' with?
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez reportedly becomes a father after a women who he allegedly had an affair with gave birth to a son.
Oct 8, 10:48
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Laurent Koscielny: Arsene Wenger "flew out of control"
Laurent Koscielny admits that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lost his cool during Sunday's Premier League defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 8, 06:15
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea saves from David Nugent of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 23, 2014
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois given all-clear following head injury
Chelsea confirm that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been released from hospital.
Oct 6, 13:27
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on October 4, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 Premier League players that made the biggest impression on us this weekend.
Oct 6, 10:41
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea saves from David Nugent of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 23, 2014
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho defends decision to keep Thibaut Courtois on
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho defends the decision to allow Thibaut Courtois to play on against Arsenal after appearing to suffer concussion.
Oct 6, 09:28
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Arsene Wenger plays down Jose Mourinho touchline spat
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger plays down his touchline row with Jose Mourinho after seeing his side lose 2-0 to Chelsea.
Oct 5, 17:22
Eden Hazard of Chelsea scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2014
Result: Chelsea too good for Arsenal
Goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa see Chelsea move five points clear at the top of the table with a 2-0 win over Arsenal.
Oct 5, 16:14
Eden Hazard of Chelsea scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2014
Half-Time Report: Eden Hazard penalty puts Chelsea ahead at break
Eden Hazard's 28th-minute penalty has given Chelsea a 1-0 lead over Arsenal at half time in a feisty encounter at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 5, 15:09
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea (21) celebrates with team mate Cesc Fabregas as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match against Sporting Lisbon on September 30, 2014
Preview: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 3, 17:49
Arsene Wenger watches on as Arsenal take on Man City during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger out to avenge last season's 6-0 defeat to Chelsea
Arsene Wenger believes that his Arsenal team are capable of avenging last season's 6-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge when the two sides meet on Sunday.
Oct 3, 10:10
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Six arrests made after flares thrown during Arsenal, Galatasaray clash
Police confirm that six arrests have been made after flares were thrown onto the pitch during last night's Champions League clash between Arsenal and Galatasaray.
Oct 2, 13:16
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the opening goal from a freekick during the English League Cup third round football match against Southampton on September 23, 2014
Arsene Wenger appeases Alexis Sanchez concerns
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that he withdrew Alexis Sanchez in the 4-1 win over Galatasaray for tactical reasons and not injury.
Oct 2, 01:49
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain lauds hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck
Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails teammate Danny Welbeck for his three-goal haul in the Gunners' Champions League win over Galatasaray.
Oct 2, 00:25
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Player Ratings: Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray
Sports Mole rates the performance of every player in Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Galatasaray.
Oct 1, 22:45
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger surprised by "electric" Danny Welbeck
Arsene Wenger admits that he was surprised by Danny Welbeck's pace as the striker scored three in Arsenal's 4-1 win against Galatasaray.
Oct 1, 22:28
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger prior to kick-off against Crystal Palace on October 26, 2013
Arsene Wenger: 'Danny Welbeck has goalscorer's instinct'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises Danny Welbeck following his hat-trick in the Gunners' 4-1 thrashing of Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Oct 1, 22:15
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Match Analysis: Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Arsenal's comfortable 4-1 win over Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Oct 1, 22:03
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Result: Danny Welbeck hat-trick helps 10-man Arsenal thrash Galatasaray
A Danny Welbeck hat-trick helps Arsenal thrash Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League, despite having Wojciech Sczcesny sent off on the hour.
Oct 1, 21:40
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Half-Time Report: Danny Welbeck brace helps Arsenal establish 3-0 lead against Galatasaray
Goals from Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez give Arsenal an emphatic 3-0 half-time lead against Galatasaray in this evening's Champions League Group D clash.
Oct 1, 20:36
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the opening goal from a freekick during the English League Cup third round football match against Southampton on September 23, 2014
Team News: Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal
Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, who was benched against Tottenham Hotspur, is named in the Gunners' starting XI for their Champions League clash against Galatasaray.
Oct 1, 19:09
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the opening goal from a freekick during the English League Cup third round football match against Southampton on September 23, 2014
Team News: Alexis Sanchez on Arsenal bench for North London derby
Arsenal make nine changes for the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium, while Tottenham Hotspur hand a first league start to youngster Ryan Mason.
Sep 27, 16:45
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