Alexis Sanchez

Position: Winger
Team: Arsenal
Born: December 19, 1988 (age 26)
Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Height: 5ft 6in
Nationality: Chilean
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 will boast as fearful attack as Liverpool of last season'
Glenn Hoddle believes that the trio of Danny Welbeck, Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott has the same quality as the potent lineup Liverpool fielded last season.
06:01
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: "I am not scared to spend money"
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that he will not be scared to spend money in the transfer market in January if the right player is available to move to the Gunners.
05:40
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates scoring the first goal for Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on November 1, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is Arsenal's Luis Suarez'
Arsene Wenger says that Alexis Sanchez and Luis Suarez are very similar and believes the Chilean will make as strong an impact as the Barcelona forward.
Dec 20, 09:35
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'It was a huge blow to lose out on Alexis Sanchez'
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits that he was "bitterly disappointed" to miss out on the signature of Alexis Sanchez in the summer.
Dec 20, 04:09
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Arsene Wenger warns Arsenal fans about Alexis Sanchez dip
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that the Gunners' main man Alexis Sanchez might "suffer physically" as a result of the upcoming fixture pile-up.
Dec 20, 01:31
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Joey Barton takes dig at "inconsistent" Alexis Sanchez
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton believes that Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez must improve his performance levels against the league's biggest sides.
Dec 19, 20:58
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'We offered Alexis Sanchez chance to develop as a player'
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger believes that Alexis Sanchez may have joined the club based on the opportunity to help develop his career in the Premier League.
Dec 19, 18:57
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Brendan Rodgers wary of "world-class" Alexis Sanchez
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits that he is wary of the threat that "world-class" Alexis Sanchez will pose when they meet Arsenal on Sunday.
Dec 19, 11:39
Barcelona's forward Pedro Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs CF Granada at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on November 23, 2013
Report: Arsenal ready to make £26m bid for Barcelona's Pedro
Arsenal want to bring Barcelona winger Pedro to the Emirates Stadium in the New Year and will offer £26m for his services, according to a report.
Dec 19, 08:58
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at Goldsands Stadium on December 17, 2014
Brendan Rodgers hails Alexis Sanchez-esque Raheem Sterling
Brendan Rodgers likens Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling to Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez after stealing the show in the 3-1 win away to Bournemouth.
Dec 18, 00:51
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla chips the ball as he scores their fourth goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 13, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 most impressive players from the 16th round of Premier League fixtures.
Dec 16, 10:55
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates scoring the first goal for Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on November 1, 2014
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez dumped by girlfriend for being bad in bed?
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez reportedly got dumped by his girlfriend Laia Grassi for not performing well in the bedroom.
Dec 15, 13:00
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's third goal with Danny Welbeck during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on December 13, 2014
Result: Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud lead Newcastle United rout
Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla score two apiece as Arsenal thump Newcastle United 4-1 to move to within two points of the Premier League's top four.
Dec 13, 19:20
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (C) rises highest to head the ball to score the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Newcastle United on December 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Olivier Giroud scores to gives Arsenal lead over Newcastle United
Olivier Giroud scores early on to give Arsenal a 1-0 half-time lead over Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 13, 18:18
Goalkeeper Jak Alnwick of Newcastle United directs his defence during the Barclays Premier League match against Chelsea on December 6, 2014
Team News: Four changes for Newcastle United for Arsenal trip
Newcastle United make four changes to the side that ended Chelsea's unbeaten run for their trip to Arsenal in the Premier League as Jak Alnwick starts in goal.
Dec 13, 16:46
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014
Preview: Arsenal vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium as Arsene Wenger seeks to answer more of his critics.
Dec 12, 09:14
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
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck joins Twitter
Danny Welbeck becomes the 20th Arsenal first-team player to join social media site Twitter.
Dec 10, 18:25
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: 'Lukas Podolski has found best form'
Arsene Wenger believes that Lukas Podolski is back to his best after scoring twice in Arsenal's 4-1 win over Galatasaray.
Dec 10, 04:59
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
Team News: Mathieu Debuchy returns for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger makes five changes
Arsene Wenger makes five changes to his Arsenal side for their Champions League tie against Galatasaray as he rests Alexis Sanchez, Santi Carzola and Olivier Giroud.
Dec 9, 19:07
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Alexis Sanchez's girlfriend 'reacts to cheating rumours by deleting Instagram pics'
The girlfriend of Alexis Sanchez clears her Instagram account of all photos of the Arsenal star following reports that he sent texts to a former Miss Chile behind her back.
Dec 9, 12:26
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
Mathieu Debuchy to return for Arsenal against Galatasaray
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals that Mathieu Debuchy will make his return from injury in his side's Champions League clash with Galatasaray.
Dec 9, 05:43
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal scores his team's second goal past Fernando Muslera of Galatasaray AS during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Preview: Galatasaray vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Arsenal's Champions League trip to Turkish side Galatasaray.
Dec 8, 15:46
Wilfried Bony of Swansea City celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on October 25, 2014
Wilfried Bony on the move? Three Premier League suitors
Sports Mole picks out three Premier League clubs that would benefit from signing Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony in January.
Dec 8, 12:08
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to miss Galatasaray trip
Arsene Wenger reveals that Alexis Sanchez will be among the players to sit out Arsenal's upcoming trip to Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Dec 8, 11:06
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
Nigel Winterburn: 'Arsene Wenger is changing his ways'
Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn believes that Arsene Wenger should be given the chance to turn the club into Premier League champions again.
Dec 8, 10:59
 Jon Walters of Stoke is mobed by Phil Bardsley and Peter Crouch after scoring to make it 3-0 during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Match Analysis: Stoke City 3-2 Arsenal
Sports Mole looks back at Stoke City's dramatic 3-2 victory over Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium.
Dec 6, 17:50
 Jon Walters of Stoke is mobed by Phil Bardsley and Peter Crouch after scoring to make it 3-0 during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Result: Stoke City seal win against 10-man Arsenal
Stoke City seal a shock 3-2 win against 10-man Arsenal as they lift themselves up to 12th in the Premier League.
Dec 6, 16:57
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Half-Time Report: Stoke City three up against Arsenal
Stoke City take a shock 3-0 lead into half time of their Premier League match against Arsenal.
Dec 6, 15:50
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
Team News: Arsenal make three changes against Stoke City
Kieran Gibbs, Hector Bellerin and Olivier Giroud all come into the side as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger makes three changes to the side to face Stoke City.
Dec 6, 14:51
Arsenals Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the winning goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 3, 2014
Alexis Sanchez: 'Arsenal as good as Barcelona'
Alexis Sanchez says that his Arsenal teammates are as good as those he played alongside with Barcelona.
Dec 6, 00:55
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez scores his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D football match between Arsenal and Anderlecht at the Emirates Stadium in north London on November 4, 2014
Arsene Wenger reveals Alexis Sanchez fitness concern
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that winger Alexis Sanchez is pushing himself to the limit after playing in his 27th game on Wednesday night.
Dec 5, 13:14
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Preview: Stoke City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's Premier League trip to the Britannia Stadium, where the Gunners have only won once in the top flight since Stoke's 2008 promotion.
Dec 5, 10:43
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits over-reliance on Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that the club are becoming dependent on Alexis Sanchez's goals.
Dec 5, 01:33
 Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the most impressive performers during the 14th round of Premier League fixtures.
Dec 4, 11:13
Arsenals Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the winning goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 3, 2014
Arsene Wenger lauds Alexis Sanchez heroics
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that he is surprised at how seamless Alexis Sanchez's transition to English football has been.
Dec 3, 23:16
Arsenals Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the winning goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 3, 2014
Player Ratings: Arsenal 1-0 Southampton
Sports Mole looks back at who impressed during Arsenal's slender 1-0 victory over Southampton at the Emirates Stadium this evening.
Dec 3, 23:07
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster looks on during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Millwall and Southampton at The Den on August 26, 2014
Fraser Forster bemoans Southampton luck
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster believes that the team were lacking "a bit of luck" in their 1-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Dec 3, 23:02
Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on November 8, 2014
Ronald Koeman pleased with Southampton reaction
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says that his side showed a "positive reaction" to their defeat to Manchester City in their match against Arsenal.
Dec 3, 22:49
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: "We deserved to win"
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that his side "deserved" their 1-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League.
Dec 3, 22:29
Aaron Ramsey in action for Arsenal against Crystal Palace on August 16, 2014
Aaron Ramsey: Alexis Sanchez "never gives up"
Aaron Ramsey praises Alexis Sanchez's attitude after the Chile international scores the winning goal for Arsenal against Southampton.
Dec 3, 22:24
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