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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 14 4 3 4 0 1059
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
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 46
League Cup 1 1 0 90
Total 160 77 41 21 0 13080
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

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5 players Manchester City could sign in January
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West Ham United 0-0 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
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West Ham United 0-0 Arsenal - Player Ratings
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Twitter reacts as Arsenal and Liverpool drop points in the Premier League
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Top 5 players who deserve to be at a better club
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Will Arsenal burst the West Ham bubble again?
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Reports: Real Madrid make stunning bid to sign former Barcelona star in January
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Top 5 English clubs - Positions they need to strengthen and the players they should sign in January
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Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
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Premier League 2017/18: Southampton 1-1 Arsenal, Player Ratings
Arsenal narrowly escaped with a point after an underwhelming performance.
Twitter trolls Arsenal after 1-1 draw with Southampton
Twitter trolls Arsenal after 1-1 draw with Southampton
The Gunners dominated the game but only scored the equaliser in the 88th minute
Arsenal transfer news: Boost in N'Zonzi pursuit, Ozil & Sanchez to stay
Arsenal transfer news: Boost in N'Zonzi pursuit, Ozil & Sanchez to stay
Transfer news concerning Arsenal: likelihood of signing Steven N'Zonzi among other stories.
Reports: Real Madrid interested in signing £50m-rated Manchester City star
Reports: Real Madrid interested in signing £50m-rated Manchester City star
City want to make him the highest-paid footballer in the Premier League, but contract talks have broken down at the moment
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Why Berkay Ozcan can prove to be an interesting addition to Arsenal
The Turkish sensation is slowly becoming a hot prospect in the pool of Bundesliga youngsters
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5 Premier League players who have had disappointing starts to the season
These five players have struggled to reach their best form in this season of the Premier League
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