Alexis Sanchez

Position: Winger
Team: Barcelona
Born: December 19, 1988 (age 25)
Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Height: 5ft 6in
Nationality: Chilean
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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: 'Arsenal will be active in transfer market until deadline day'
Arsene Wenger reveals that Arsenal will be active in the transfer market until the window closes on Monday.
Aug 29, 10:15
Manchester City's Spanish midfielder David Silva celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on August 17, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 3
Sports Mole looks ahead to the third weekend of Premier League action from a fantasy football point of view.
Aug 28, 13:59
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
Alexis Sanchez 'heads to London nightclub' after Arsenal victory
Alexis Sanchez is photographed leaving London nightclub Chinawhite after sending Arsenal into the group stage of the Champions League.
Aug 28, 12:46
Besiktas' Croatian head coach Slaven Bilic waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19,2014
Slaven Bilic "proud" despite narrow Arsenal defeat
Slaven Bilic admits that he is "gutted" to have seen his Bekitas side lose out to Arsenal last night, but remains proud of his players' performance.
Aug 28, 06:45
Besiktas's Ismail Koybasi fights for the ball with Arsenal's Jack Wilshere during their UEFA Champions League play-off first leg football match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, on August 19, 2014
Jack Wilshere impressed by character shown against Besiktas
Jack Wilshere credits Arsenal for showing "great character" in their Champions League win over Besiktas.
Aug 28, 02:24
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 15, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'relieved' to reach group stage
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that reaching the group stage of the Champions League is a "weight off his shoulders".
Aug 28, 01:23
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at The Emirates Stadium in north London on February 22, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud unlikely to play again this year'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announces that the injured Olivier Giroud is unlikely to feature again for the Gunners this year.
Aug 28, 00:25
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
Result: Alexis Sanchez sends 10-man Arsenal through
Ten-man Arsenal hold on to advance through to the group stages of the Champions League against Besiktas.
Aug 27, 21:39
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
Half-Time Report: Alexis Sanchez opens Arsenal account
Summer signing Alexis Sanchez scores his first goal for Arsenal to give them a 1-0 half-time lead over Besiktas.
Aug 27, 20:35
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 explains Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny inclusions
Arsene Wenger explains the thinking behind his team selection for the visit of Besiktas.
Aug 27, 19:28
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez leaps over Man City's Matija Nastasic during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Team News: Alexis Sanchez starts for Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez starts up front for Arsenal in their crucial Champions League qualifier with Besiktas at the Emirates.
Aug 27, 19:12
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
Live Commentary: Arsenal 1-0 Besiktas - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of the Champions League qualifier between Arsenal and Besiktas.
Aug 27, 18:45
Besiktas's Ismail Koybasi fights for the ball with Arsenal's Jack Wilshere during their UEFA Champions League play-off first leg football match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, on August 19, 2014
Preview: Arsenal vs. Besiktas
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the upcoming Champions League qualifier between Premier League side Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium.
Aug 25, 16:35
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez leaps over Man City's Matija Nastasic during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is not physically ready'
Arsene Wenger admits that Alexis Sanchez is "not completely ready physically", but he is confident that the forward will soon find his best form for Arsenal.
Aug 23, 23:13
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is interviewed for British televison ahead of the UEFA Champions League football match between Benfica and Chelsea at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, on March 26, 2012
Glenn Hoddle: 'Arsenal need to strengthen squad'
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle says that Arsenal need to sign another holding midfield player before the transfer window slams shut on September 1.
Aug 23, 20:48
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal holds off Clint Dempsey of Fulham during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Fulham at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2014
Team News: Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesacker return for Arsenal
German World Cup-winning duo Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker return for Arsenal in their Premier League match against Everton at Goodison Park this evening.
Aug 23, 17:04
Arsene Wenger watches on as Arsenal take on Man City during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Arsene Wenger open to adding defender, midfielder to his Arsenal squad
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hints that he may try to sign a defensive midfielder and another defender before the transfer window closes on September 1.
Aug 21, 10:10
Besiktas' team players pose prior to the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Team News: Olivier Giroud returns to Arsenal starting lineup
Olivier Giroud returns to the Arsenal starting lineup as one of two changes as the Gunners take on Besiktas in a Champions League qualifier.
Aug 19, 19:09
Eduardo Vargas celebrates scoring Chile's first goal against Spain on June 18, 2014.
Report: Arsenal close in on Eduardo Vargas loan
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reportedly sanctions a season-long loan move for Napoli striker Eduardo Vargas.
Aug 18, 03:50
Olympiacos' Greek defender Kostas Manolas celebrates scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Olympiacos vs Benfica on November 5, 2013
Report: Kostas Manolas completes Arsenal medical
Kostas Manolas completes his Arsenal medical ahead of a proposed £8m move from Olympiacos, according to reports.
Aug 17, 04:42
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates his goal with team mate Mikel Arteta during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on August 16, 2014
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-1 Crystal Palace
Sports Mole dissects the action as Arsenal beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in their Premier League opener at the Emirates.
Aug 16, 20:12
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates his goal with team mate Mikel Arteta during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on August 16, 2014
Result: Late Aaron Ramsey winner downs brave Crystal Palace
Aaron Ramsey hits a late winner as Arsenal come from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in their Premier League opener.
Aug 16, 19:25
Laurent Koscielny scores the equaliser for Arsenal against Crystal Palace on August 16, 2014
Half-Time Report: Laurent Koscielny cancels out Brede Hangeland opener
Laurent Koscielny heads a stoppage-time equaliser as Arsenal and Crystal Palace head into the break at the Emirates Stadium level at 1-1.
Aug 16, 18:19
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez leaps over Man City's Matija Nastasic during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Team News: Arsenal new boys start against Crystal Palace
Arsene Wenger names new signings Alexis Sanchez, Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy in Arsenal's first XI for the visit of Crystal Palace.
Aug 16, 16:51
Oleg Luzhny attempts to win possession from Kevin Campbell on November 18, 2000.
Kevin Campbell: 'Arsenal's problems haven't been addressed'
Former Gunner Kevin Campbell speaks out against Arsenal's transfers this summer, claiming that the squad still needs work.
Aug 16, 15:02
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal poses for pictures with retired English footballer Sir Bobby Charlton during a photocall at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England on July 17, 2014
Five key figures on Premier League opening day
Ahead of today's opening round of Premier League fixtures, Sports Mole takes a look at five men who could have a decisive say for their respective teams.
Aug 16, 12:06
Wojciech Szczesny of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2013
Wojciech Szczesny cools Arsenal title talk
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny plays down talk of the Gunners winning the title this season.
Aug 16, 05:03
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