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Alexis Sanchez Biography

Alexis Alejandro Sánchez is a Chilean footballer who plays for FC Barcelona as a forward. Alexis Sánchez is well known for his great speed, excellent dribbling ability, and his unusual strength for a fast winger. His career started at the age of 15 when he signed for local outfit Cobreloa and played for the Chilean National team at the age of seventeen. A few months later, he made his first appearance in the Libertadores Cup against Colombia's Once Caldas and also made 38 appearances and three goals. He made his international debut for his national team against New Zealand on 27th April 2006. He was selected in the 23-man squad for Copa América and signed with FC Bareclona on July 20th, 2011 and became a Barca player. Alejandro Sánchez is fast, powerful, tricky and an excellent winger player.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez
Nationality Chile
Position Attacker
Current Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 7
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Jul 2014 - Present
Udinese Calcio Jul 2007 - Jul 2007
Udinese Calcio Jul 2006 - Jul 2006
Udinese Calcio Jul 2008 - Jul 2011
FC Barcelona Jul 2011 - Jul 2014
CA River Plate Aug 2007 - Jun 2008
CD Cobreloa Aug 2005 - Jun 2006
CSD Colo-Colo Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
National
Chile Jan 2006 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 5 0 1 1 0 274
League Cup 1 0 1 0 0 90
UEFA Europa League 1 1 0 0 0 90
2016/2017 Premier League 38 24 10 6 0 3223
UEFA Champions League 8 3 3 1 0 665
FA Cup 5 3 2 1 0 341
2015/2016 Premier League 30 13 4 1 0 2446
UEFA Champions League 7 3 5 2 0 622
FA Cup 3 1 1 0 0 191
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 23
2014/2015 Premier League 35 16 8 4 0 2953
UEFA Champions League 9 4 1 1 0 765
FA Cup 6 4 3 1 0 476
League Cup 1 1 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 46
Total 151 73 39 18 0 12295
Udinese Calcio
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FC Barcelona
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CA River Plate
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CD Cobreloa
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CSD Colo-Colo
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National
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Chile
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification South America 17 7 4 2 0 1524
2017 Russia Confederations Cup 5 1 1 1 0 422
2016 USA Copa America 6 3 2 1 0 554
2015 Chile Copa America 6 1 1 0 0 526
2014 Brazil WC Qualification South America 12 4 0 3 0 1072
World Cup 4 2 1 0 0 390
2011 Argentina Copa America 4 1 1 1 0 302
2010 South Africa WC Qualification South America 12 3 0 4 2 1056
World Cup 4 0 0 0 0 335
Total 70 22 10 12 2 6181

Alexis Sanchez Latest News & Articles

5 best transfers from La Liga to the Premier League in the last 5 years
5 best transfers from La Liga to the Premier League in the last 5 years
La Liga has often gifted the Premier League some wonderful talent. Here are the top 5 to have made the switch in the last 5 years
5 coaches who will be sacked this season
5 coaches who will be sacked this season
The coaching turnaround has already started, with Bayern Munich firing Carlo Ancelotti, but he will not be the last to go
Arsenal transfer news: Gunners receive boost in chase for Lemar, Wenger in for Manchester United goalkeeper and more - 14th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Gunners receive boost in chase for Lemar, Wenger in for Manchester United goalkeeper and more - 14th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
Arsenal transfer news: Wenger talks about Sanchez and Ozil leaving in January, Walcott advised to move and more - 12th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Wenger talks about Sanchez and Ozil leaving in January, Walcott advised to move and more - 12th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
FIFA World Cup 2018: 5 big names who will miss the tournament
FIFA World Cup 2018: 5 big names who will miss the tournament
The qualification round has thrown a few surprises we look at some of the top players who won't feature in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
How a 3-0 'win' saw Chile fail to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
How a 3-0 'win' saw Chile fail to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Chile would have qualified if not for a technicality that eventually brought about their doom
Arsenal transfer news: Teammates sure of Sanchez departure in January, Giroud opens up on Everton move and more - 10th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Teammates sure of Sanchez departure in January, Giroud opens up on Everton move and more - 10th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
5 shocking omissions from the 2017 Ballon d'Or shortlist
5 shocking omissions from the 2017 Ballon d'Or shortlist
Why weren't these five players even considered for the 30-man shortlist?
5 Reasons why Arsenal could win the Premier League 
5 Reasons why Arsenal could win the Premier League 
A brief analysis of why Arsenal fans can be confident about their team's chances of winning the Premier League
FIFA U17 World Cup 2017: 'Chak De Chile!' is the cry as La Rojitas look to follow the path of their senior counterparts
FIFA U17 World Cup 2017: 'Chak De Chile!' is the cry as La Rojitas look to follow the path of their senior counterparts
Chile feel they are well prepared for a fight in a tough group
Why keeping Alexis Sánchez was the best thing Arsenal did this past summer
Why keeping Alexis Sánchez was the best thing Arsenal did this past summer
Arsenal's best bit of business was keeping hold of Alexis Sánchez.
The short 10: Diminutive stars in the Premier League
The short 10: Diminutive stars in the Premier League
A list of the top ten short stars currently plying their trade in the Premier League.
Arsenal transfer news: PSG ready to swap Cavani for Sanchez, Gunners in pole position to sign Bayern target and more - 6th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: PSG ready to swap Cavani for Sanchez, Gunners in pole position to sign Bayern target and more - 6th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
2018 World Cup qualifiers: Can Argentina AND Chile qualify from South America? 
2018 World Cup qualifiers: Can Argentina AND Chile qualify from South America? 
Predicting which five teams from South America stand a chance of going to Russia in 2018
Arsenal transfer news: PL rival in for Sanchez, Lacazette turned down top European club for Arsenal and more - 4th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: PL rival in for Sanchez, Lacazette turned down top European club for Arsenal and more - 4th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
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