Alexis Sanchez

Position: Winger
Team: Arsenal
Born: December 19, 1988 (age 25)
Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Height: 5ft 6in
Nationality: Chilean
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Mesut Ozil thrived without Alexis Sanchez'
Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes that Mesut Ozil was able to thrive for the Gunners due to Alexis Sanchez's absence as they beat Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday.
15:00
Santi Cazorla of Arsenal is challenged during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on September 20, 2014
Player Ratings: Arsenal 0-3 Aston Villa
Sports Mole rates the performances of each of the players involved in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Aston Villa at Villa Park.
Sep 20, 17:38
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the English Premier League football match against Manchester United on August 28, 2011
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between unbeaten Aston Villa and Arsenal, who have won just once in six games in all competitions, at Villa Park.
Sep 18, 17:35
Anzhi Makhachkala's French midfielder Lassana Diarra walks on the pitch during the UEFA Europa League football match between Udinese Calcio and FC Anzhi Makhachkala at Udine's 'Friuli' comunal stadium on September 20, 2012
Arsenal to move for Lassana Diarra?
Arsene Wenger could be ready to move for former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra, according to reports.
Sep 17, 21:06
Dortmund's head coach Jürgen Klopp looks on ahead of the German first division Bundesliga football match FSV Mainz 05 vs Borussia Dortmund in Mainz, Central Germany on November 30, 2013
Jurgen Klopp hails "outstanding" Danny Welbeck, Alexis Sanchez
Jurgen Klopp expects Arsenal pair Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez to use their "pace" against his Borussia Dortmund side in their Champions League tie on Tuesday.
Sep 15, 14:26
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere celebrates scoring an equalising goal bringing the score to 1-1 with teammate English striker Danny Welbeck during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Sta
Arsene Wenger: 'Jack Wilshere answered his critics'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feels that Jack Wilshere answered his critics with his performance in his side's 2-2 draw against Manchester City.
Sep 15, 04:54
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a shot at goal hit the post during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 13, 2014
Jack Wilshere salutes "fantastic" Danny Welbeck
Jack Wilshere salutes Arsenal teammate Danny Welbeck for his "fantastic" debut against Manchester City.
Sep 14, 09:13
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere scores an equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart bringing the score to 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium
Arsene Wenger: 'Jack Wilshere back to his best'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that midfielder Jack Wilshere is recapturing his best form following an impressive display in the home draw with Man City.
Sep 13, 18:06
Aaron Ramsey in action for Arsenal against Crystal Palace on August 16, 2014
Aaron Ramsey disappointed with Manchester City draw
Aaron Ramsey says that he is disappointed after Arsenal conceded late on in their 2-2 draw against Manchester City at the Emirates on Saturday.
Sep 13, 17:59
Mathieu Debuchy of Arsenal and Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on August 16, 2014
Arsene Wenger: Mathieu Debuchy injury "does not look good"
Arsene Wenger says that Mathieu Debuchy sustained a "badly sprained ankle" in Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Man City and admits that the prognosis "does not look good".
Sep 13, 17:33
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere celebrates scoring an equalising goal bringing the score to 1-1 with teammate English striker Danny Welbeck during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Sta
Player Ratings: Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during this afternoon's entertaining 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Man City at the Emirates.
Sep 13, 16:15
Martin Demichelis of Manchester City is congratulated by team-mates after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on September 13, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini laments possible fouls in 2-2 draw with Arsenal
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini laments two possible fouls in the build-up to Arsenal's goals, after the sides shared a 2-2 draw in their Premier League clash.
Sep 13, 16:11
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
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at the entertaining 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates this afternoon.
Sep 13, 15:27
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere scores an equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart bringing the score to 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium
Jack Wilshere "disappointed" not to win
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere admits that he is "disappointed" not to have secured a win against Manchester City.
Sep 13, 15:17
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on September 13, 2014
Vincent Kompany content with Arsenal draw
Man City captain Vincent Kompany says that he is pleased with the Citizens' 2-2 draw away to Arsenal given the occasion.
Sep 13, 15:13
Arsenal's French defender Mathieu Debuchy controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play-off second-leg football match between Arsenal and Besiktas' at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 27, 2014
Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy suffers nasty injury in Manchester City draw
Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy suffers what looks like a serious injury after landing awkwardly in his side's 2-2 draw with Manchester City.
Sep 13, 14:45
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere scores an equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart bringing the score to 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium
Result: Arsenal, Manchester City finish level
Arsenal and Manchester City share a 2-2 draw at the Emirates in their Premier League clash.
Sep 13, 14:40
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on September 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sergio Aguero puts Manchester City ahead
Manchester City lead Arsenal 1-0 following a first-half goal from Sergio Aguero at the Emirates.
Sep 13, 13:32
 England captain Wayne Rooney tries to tackles Danny Welbeck during a England training session before the international friendly match against Norway at London Colney on September 1, 2014
Team News: Danny Welbeck, Frank Lampard make debuts
Danny Welbeck and Frank Lampard make their debuts for Arsenal and Manchester City respectively at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 13, 11:51
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a shot at goal hit the post during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 13, 2014
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive the entertaining 2-2 draw between Arsenal and champions Manchester City at the Emirates courtesy of Sports Mole's live minute-by-minute coverage.
Sep 13, 11:45
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez leaps over Man City's Matija Nastasic during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Pablo Zabaleta fully aware of Alexis Sanchez quality
Pablo Zabaleta is expecting to be given a tough afternoon by Alexis Sanchez when Manchester City face Arsenal on Saturday.
Sep 12, 03:58
England striker Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring against Scotland on August 14, 2013.
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between title hopefuls Arsenal and reigning champions Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday lunchtime.
Sep 11, 16:02
Arsenal's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2014
Theo Walcott "excited" by Arsenal's pace in attack
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott declares himself "excited" by the pace of club's new strikeforce following the signings of Aleixs Sanchez and Danny Welbeck.
Sep 10, 21:59
Arsenal's Spanish defender Nacho Monreal controls the ball as Chelsea's Belgian striker Kevin De Bruyne chases during the English League Cup fourth round football match on October 29, 2013
Nacho Monreal pleased with Arsenal's summer signings
Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal says that he is pleased with the club's summer transfer activity.
Sep 9, 22:14
General view outside the Emirates Stadium before the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers on September 24, 2011
Alan Smith rejects Arsenal title talk
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith believes that the current team is not good enough to win this season's Premier League title.
Sep 8, 16:33
Olivier Giroud (C) of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion on May 4, 2014
Report: Mikel Arteta, Olivier Giroud to be offered new Arsenal contracts
Arsenal are reportedly preparing to offer striker Olivier Giroud and captain Mikel Arteta contract extensions.
Sep 5, 23:00
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Santi Cazorla of Arsenal after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Video: How good was Arsenal's business in the summer transfer window?
Watch as the Sports Mole Sofa analyse how well Arsenal spent their money during the recent summer transfer window.
Sep 4, 10:31
Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's second goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on August 30, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 3
Sports Mole looks back over the third round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures.
Sep 2, 12:56
Manchester United's Danny Welbeck celebrates his opening goal against the LA Galaxy during their Chevrolet Cup match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 23, 2014
Alan Smith: 'Danny Welbeck is great addition for Arsenal'
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith believes that Danny Welbeck is a great signing for the club, following his move from Manchester United.
Sep 2, 09:23
Danny Welbeck of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on February 13, 2013
Arsenal confirm Danny Welbeck capture
Arsenal announce that they have signed Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on a long-term deal.
Sep 2, 01:03
Dortmund's midfielder Marco Reus celebrates scoring the 0-1 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund in Augsburg, southern Germany, on August 29, 2014
Report: Arsenal have Marco Reus bid rejected
Arsenal see a late £35m bid for Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus rejected on transfer deadline day, according to reports.
Sep 1, 19:40
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Nigel Pearson "disappointed" not to beat Arsenal
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson admits that he was "disappointed" not to beat Arsenal in their Premier League meeting at the King Power Stadium.
Aug 31, 20:20
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal scores his team's opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Leicester City on August 31, 2014
Player Ratings: Leicester City 1-1 Arsenal
Sports Mole picks out who impressed, and who didn't, in the 1-1 Premier League draw between Leicester City and Arsenal.
Aug 31, 20:05
Aaron Ramsey in action for Arsenal against Crystal Palace on August 16, 2014
Aaron Ramsey disappointed with Leicester City draw
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey expresses his disappointment after their 1-1 draw with Leicester City.
Aug 31, 18:58
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (R) runs with the ball chased by Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (L) during the English Premier League football match on August 31, 2014
Match Analysis: Leicester City 1-1 Arsenal
Sports Mole runs the rule over the 1-1 draw between Leicester City and Arsenal in the Premier League.
Aug 31, 18:57
Leonardo Ulloa (R) of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match against Arsenal on August 2014, 2014
Result: Arsenal held to draw by Leicester City
Arsenal and Leicester City play out a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium, with Leonardo Ulloa's strike cancelling out Alexis Sanchez's earlier opener.
Aug 31, 17:53
Leonardo Ulloa (R) of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match against Arsenal on August 2014, 2014
Half-Time Report: Leicester City holding Arsenal at the break
Leicester and Arsenal are level at half time in their meeting at the King Power Stadium as Leonardo Ulloa cancels out Alexis Sanchez's first Premier League goal.
Aug 31, 16:48
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (R) runs with the ball chased by Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (L) during the English Premier League football match on August 31, 2014
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-1 Arsenal - as it happened
Recap Leicester City's second Premier League draw of the season as they held Arsenal at the King Power Stadium, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Aug 31, 15:00
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Santi Cazorla of Arsenal after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Arsene Wenger talks up Alexis Sanchez in central role
Arsene Wenger tips Alexis Sanchez to flourish for Arsenal in a centre-forward role this season and help minimise the effects of losing Olivier Giroud to injury.
Aug 31, 07:07
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Preview: Leicester City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's trip to the King Power Stadium to play Leicester City.
Aug 29, 16:56
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