Arsenal confirm signing of Chile's Alexis Sánchez

  • It’s official. Alexis Sánchez is heading to Arsenal, who have confirmed the signing of the 25-year-old Chilean star from Barcelona for about £30m.

    Sánchez played a key role in helping his country reach the last 16 of the ongoing World Cup before Chile lost to hosts Brazil.

    Describing Sánchez as a “fantastic footballer,” Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger said that “Alexis will add power, creativity, and much quality to our squad.”

    Sánchez said he was looking forward to meet his new team-mates and would “give my best to Arsenal."


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