Alexis Sanchez

Position: Winger
Team: Barcelona
Born: December 19, 1988 (age 25)
Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Height: 5ft 6in
Nationality: Chilean
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Robert Pires: 'Alexis Sanchez will fire Arsenal to glory'
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires believes that new signing Alexis Sanchez will help the club to win trophies this season.
Jul 22, 11:18
Xavi prepares to take a corner for Barcelona against Sevilla on September 14, 2013.
Xavi to join Frank Lampard at New York City?
Frank Lampard could be joined by Barcelona ace Xavi at New York City, according to reports.
Jul 22, 06:49
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
Arsene Wenger rules out striker move
Arsene Wenger says that he does not intend to sign a new striker for Arsenal this summer.
Jul 21, 00:30
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
Arsene Wenger targets more Arsenal signings
Arsene Wenger promises to make more signings at Arsenal this summer, despite having already spent in excess of £40m on Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy.
Jul 20, 09:18
Arsenal's French Manager Arsene Wenger gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 29, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'hungry' for more silverware
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger issues a warning to the club's Premier League rivals.
Jul 18, 19:36
Arsenal's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates after scoring an equalising goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 14, 2013
Arsenal's Theo Walcott expected to return to training in August
Arsene Wenger says that he expects Theo Walcott to return to training at the end of August following his lengthy spell on the sidelines with a knee injury.
Jul 18, 16:25
Juventus' Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Trabzonspor during their Europa League match on February 27, 2014
Liverpool 'plotting double swoop for Arturo Vidal, Paul Pogba'
Liverpool are reportedly hoping to beat Manchester United to the signatures of Juventus stars Arturo Vidal and Paul Pogba.
Jul 18, 01:56
Newcastle's Mathieu Debuchy in action during the match against Stoke on March 10, 2013
Arsenal 'close to announcing Mathieu Debuchy arrival'
Arsenal are reportedly close to announcing the arrival of left-back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle United.
Jul 16, 09:55
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal speaks to members of the media after the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United to replace Arsenal in top four'
Michael Owen says that former club Manchester United will seal a top-four place next season at the expense of Arsenal.
Jul 16, 06:19
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette reacts after scoring during the French Ligue 1 football match against Toulouse FC on December 5, 2013
Liverpool turn attention to Alexandre Lacazette?
A report in France says that Liverpool are considering making an offer for Lyon winger Alexandre Lacazette.
Jul 15, 16:17
Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring for Chile against England on November 15, 2013.
Theo Walcott: 'Alexis Sanchez is a world-class signing'
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott believes that Alexis Sanchez is a "world-class" signing for the club ahead of the new season.
Jul 15, 12:11
Carl Jenkinson of Arsenal celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on May 11, 2014
Carl Jenkinson wants more trophy success
Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson hopes that the club can build on last season's FA Cup success.
Jul 14, 20:17
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Carl Jenkinson thrilled by Alexis Sanchez arrival at Arsenal
Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson is confident that Alexis Sanchez will prove to be a "fantastic addition" to the club.
Jul 14, 16:13
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Ian Holloway: 'Alexis Sanchez signing a statement of intent'
Arsenal's move to sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona has made them "genuine" Premier League title contenders, according to Ian Holloway.
Jul 14, 03:03
Newcastle United's French striker Loic Remy celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on May 3, 2014
Report: Arsenal refuse to pay Loic Remy wage demands
A report suggests that Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy's move to Arsenal has hit a snag as the Gunners are refusing to pay his £80,000-per-week wage depends.
Jul 14, 02:32
Lionel Messi of Argentina (R) looks dejected after a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014
Stan Collymore: 'Lionel Messi Golden Ball award disgraceful'
Stan Collymore criticises football governing body FIFA's decision to award Argentina's Lionel Messi with the Golden Ball award.
Jul 14, 01:19
Arturo Vidal of Juventus celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between Juventus and Genoa CFC at Juventus Arena on October 27, 2013
Manchester United meet with Arturo Vidal's agent?
Despite speculation to the contrary, officials from Manchester United have reportedly met with Arturo Vidal's agent.
Jul 12, 12:08
Real Madrid's Sami Khedira in action against Lyon during a friendly match on July 24, 2013
Report: Chelsea to hijack Arsenal's Sami Khedira move
Chelsea are poised to rival Arsenal for the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, according to reports.
Jul 12, 01:38
Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Levante during their Copa del Rey quarter-final match on January 29, 2014
Hristo Stoichkov: 'Incompetent Barcelona will regret Sanchez sale'
Barcelona legend Hristo Stoichkov claims that the Catalans' directors "do not understand football" after selling Alexis Sanchez.
Jul 12, 00:30
Barcelona's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Valencia CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on February 1, 2014
Aaron Ramsey tips Alexis Sanchez to shine
Arsenal ace Aaron Ramsey tips Alexis Sanchez to be an instant success at the Emirates Stadium following his £30m move.
Jul 11, 23:31
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Alexis Sanchez wants to win "every title" at Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez insists that he wants to win "every title" available to Arsenal after sealing his move from Barcelona in a reported £30m transfer.
Jul 11, 11:56
Bayern's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal against Hertha Berlin on October 26, 2013
Bundesliga club-by-club transfer latest: July 11
Sports Mole discusses the latest done deals and rumours in the Bundesliga transfer market.
Jul 11, 11:26
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil in their World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014
Arsenal stars tweet excitement following Alexis Sanchez arrival
Arsenal stars, including Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, tweet their excitement after the club announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona.
Jul 11, 11:07
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil in their World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014
Joey Barton questions Arsenal's capture of "inconsistent" Alexis Sanchez
Joey Barton questions whether "inconsistent" Alexis Sanchez is worth the hype following his reported £30m move from Barcelona to Arsenal.
Jul 11, 10:56
Santi Cazorla of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Play Off Second leg match between Arsenal FC and Fenerbahce SK at Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2013
Arsenal's Santi Cazorla content to stay with club for "the moment"
Santi Cazorla insists that he is happy at Arsenal for "the moment" following speculation linking the Spaniard with a move to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid.
Jul 11, 09:33
Egyptian player Ahmed Fathi in December 2013
Arsenal hand trial to Ahmed Fathi
Egyptian side Al Ahly reveal that defender Ahmed Fathi will travel to England on Friday to undergo a trial with Arsenal.
Jul 11, 09:01
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil in their World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014
Theo Walcott hails Alexis Sanchez signing
Theo Walcott welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal and says that he is relishing the prospect of playing with the Chile star.
Jul 10, 21:26
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Arsenal confirm Alexis Sanchez deal
Arsenal confirm that they have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign Alexis Sanchez this summer.
Jul 10, 20:05
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Report: Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal move gathers pace
Arsenal's prospective acquisition of Alexis Sanchez reportedly gathers pace amid reports that the Chile international is closing in on a switch to the Emirates.
Jul 10, 19:43
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil in their World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014
Hairdresser confirms Alexis Sanchez's move from Barcelona to Arsenal
The hairdresser of Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez confirms that the Chile international is on his way to Arsenal after reportedly agreeing a deal worth around £32m.
Jul 10, 09:20
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on April 20, 2014
Aaron Ramsey targets more trophies with Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey insists that the Arsenal squad is eager to add more success to their FA Cup triumph.
Jul 10, 03:17
Sami Khedira in action for Germany against Italy on November 15, 2013.
Sami Khedira 'demands £153k per week following Arsenal bid'
Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira allegedly demands £153,000 per week from Arsenal.
Jul 10, 00:33
Bernard of Brazil looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014
Arsenal 'pondering move for Brazil winger Bernard'
Arsenal are linked with a £20m move for Brazil star Bernard.
Jul 9, 23:30
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Arsenal close in on Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy?
Arsenal are believed to be close to announcing the £40m double capture of Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez and Newcastle United right-back Mathieu Debuchy.
Jul 8, 23:18
Benfica's Serb forward Lazar Markovic celebrates after his team scored the equalizer during the Portuguese league football match Sporting CP vs SL Benfica at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on August 31, 2013
Lazar Markovic books flight to Liverpool ahead of transfer?
Liverpool target Lazar Markovic books a flight to Merseyside, according to reports.
Jul 8, 21:42
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil in their World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014
Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez leaning towards Juventus move?
Alexis Sanchez reportedly prefers a move to Juventus from Barcelona, despite Arsenal lodging an offer of around £32m.
Jul 8, 07:15
Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match against England on June 19, 2014
Luis Suarez's move to Barcelona 'stalls over payment differences with Liverpool'
Luis Suarez's proposed move to Barcelona from Liverpool is reportedly held up due to differences over pay structure between the two clubs.
Jul 8, 06:28
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Liverpool 'end Alexis Sanchez interest'
Liverpool reportedly end their interest in Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez as he reportedly moves closer to a deal with Arsenal.
Jul 7, 21:50
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match on June 24, 2014
Luis Suarez 'Barcelona shirts' already on sale
An unofficial Barcelona club store is selling shirts bearing Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's name.
Jul 7, 19:58
Juventus' Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Fiorentina during their Europa League match on March 13, 2014
Video: Transfer Talk - Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Cole, Arturo Vidal
The Sports Mole Sofa panel discuss the latest transfer rumours and done deals.
Jul 7, 16:56
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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Atletico Madrid385190
2Barcelona386787
3Real Madrid386687
4Athletic Bilbao382770
5Sevilla381763
6Villarreal381659
7Real Sociedad38759
8Valencia38-249
9Celta Vigo38-549
10Levante38-848
11Malaga38-745
12Rayo Vallecano38-3443
13Espanyol38-942
14Getafe38-1942
15Granada38-2541
16Elche38-2040
17Almeria38-2840
18Cordoba000
19Deportivo La Coruna000
20Eibar000