Tag: Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez played for Arsenal Football Club. The Chilean forward joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014 for £31.7m. Sanchez left Arsenal for Manchester United in 2018 in a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. In total, he made 166 appearances for Arsenal and scored 80 goals. The Copa America Winner wore the number 17 and number 7 shirts for Arsenal. He was born on December 19, 1988. Alexis currently plays for Inter Milan.

Marseille's French forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first-leg football match between Olympique de Marseille and Villareal CF at the Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, souteastern France, on March 7, 2024. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang Saudi sale could have knock-on Arsenal impact

Saudi Arabian side Al-Qadsiah FC have reportedly almost reached an agreement to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, which could have a knock-on effect on Eddie Nketiah or Alexis Sanchez.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Former Gunner in talks to return to his old club

Ex-Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is in talks to return to former club Olympique de Marseille, according to a report.
Gabon's Pierre Aubameyang (R) celebrates after scoring during the 2012 Olympic mens football match between Gabon and Switzerland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north-east England on July 26, 2012.(Photo credit PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Former Arsenal captain’s family criticise manager after snub

Aubameyang's strong Marseille form not enough for Gabon call-up. Striker's family slams coach's treatment, raising questions about player's international future.
MADRID, SPAIN: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale reacts after missing the team's second penalty in the penalty shoot out during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Atlético Madrid and FC Internazionale at Civitas Metropolitano Stadium on March 13, 2024. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez’s poor penalty record gets worse as Griezmann mocks him

Alexis Sanchez's poor penalty record got even worse on Wednesday night, to the delight of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.
LUTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Declan Rice of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal to make it 4-3 during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023 in Luton, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s top 25 most expensive transfers

Arsenal Football Club's history of transfers reveals a strategy of high-value investments, showcasing their ambition to excel at the highest level of football.
Marseille's Panamanian defender #62 Michael Murillo (L) is congratulated by Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match Olympique de Marseille (OM) vs Clermont Foot 63 at the Velodrome stadium on December 17, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

€700kpw salary for former Arsenal captain questioned

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's substantial salary at Olympique Marseille raises questions, as he strives to justify his worth with a promising performance.
Marseille's Italian head coach Gennaro Gattuso (back) hugs Marseille's Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) and Marseille's French midfielder #34 Bilal Nadir (L) after winning the UEFA Europa League Group B football match between Olympique Marseille and AEK Athens at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on October 26, 2023. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Criticism of former Arsenal captain grows

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Olympique de Marseille has become a subject of intense scrutiny, with the once-prolific striker struggling to replicate his scoring feats in Ligue 1, leading to widespread criticism.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Brest at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France, on August 26, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Marseille fans losing patience with Aubameyang

Aubameyang faces criticism after a goalless match, but Gattuso defends the ex-Arsenal captain's performance at Marseille.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Brest at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France, on August 26, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star questioned after just 5 games

Olympique de Marseille, managed by Marcelino, are enjoying a strong season but face increasing scrutiny over new signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's performance.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Montpellier at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez agrees Premier League return after Arsenal approach

Alexis Sanchez, the former Arsenal ace, is reportedly ready to agree to a Premier League return with Nottingham Forest.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez asks for Arsenal return

Alexis Sánchez, whose stint at Arsenal arguably marked the peak of his career, had hoped to rebuild bridges with the Gunners, but the club's clear focus on youth development and sustainability signalled a different direction.
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Former Arsenal man becomes Galatasaray Sporting Director

Francis Cagigao, formerly of Arsenal, assumes role as Galatasaray's Sporting Director. Could this mark a new chapter for the Turkish powerhouse?
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and AJ Auxerre at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on April 30, 2023. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU / AFP) (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite considering Premier League return at 34

Ex-Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, a free agent at the end of the season, may be eyeing another stint in the Premier League, sparking discussions among Arsenal fans.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Montpellier at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez hailed for best goalscoring season since leaving Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez, the former Arsenal star, is enjoying his best goalscoring season at Marseille since leaving the Gunners.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Danny Welbeck (L) of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Mesut Oezil and Santi Cazorla of Arsenal after scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 9, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Ex-Arsenal star Santi Cazorla trumps Ronaldo says Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck lauds ex-Arsenal star Santi Cazorla as the best player he's played with, pleasing fans by picking him over Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (L) and Arsenal's Spanish striker Lucas Perez are seen during a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match against Bayern Munich at Arsenal's London Colney training ground on March 6, 2017. (Photo credit GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Lucas Perez on his time at Arsenal and being denied Barcelona transfer

Lucas Perez discusses his time at Arsenal, his impact on the pitch, and a failed transfer to Barcelona.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts with an injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez “would have liked” to join Manchester City instead of United

Alexis Sanchez says that while he doesn't regret going to Manchester United, he would have liked to go to Manchester City instead.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nuno Tavares Marseille’s 2nd highest scorer after setting goal

After making an impressive start to life at Marseille, Nuno Tavares has set himself a major challenge - to become a goal scoring defender - and he's doing it.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and FC Nantes at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on August 20, 2022. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP)

Former Gunner admits his feelings for Arsenal ahead of Spurs clash

Alexis Sanchez insists he still has great affection for Arsenal and happy memories of beating Spurs, ahead of their match against Marseille.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

12 players who played for Arsenal and Barcelona

12 players have pulled on the shirt of both Arsenal and Barcelona, although most pull on the Arsenal shirt first.
Nice's new recruit Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe is presented during the UEFA Conference League play-off second leg football match between OGC Nice and Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on August 25, 2022. - Nice's new recrue Pepe (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal reunion with 6 players to feature in Nice vs Marseille

Nice play Marseille on Sunday with a 2pm kick-off at the Allianz Riviera and it might be a match Arsenal fans want to tune in to with six players on show that we are more than a little familiar with.
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 06: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Empoli FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 06, 2022 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez Inter contract to be cancelled, will join Marseille

Alexis Sanchez is believed to be close to a move to Marseille where he would link up with Matteo Guendouzi and Nuno Tavares who has just joined on loan as he agrees a contract termination with Inter Milan.
SALERNO, ITALY - DECEMBER 17: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale during the Serie A match between US Salernitana and FC Internazionale at Stadio Arechi on December 17, 2021 in Salerno, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez sends message after Arsenal win over West Ham

Alexis Sanchez left a comment in support of his old Arsenal teammates following their important win over West Ham United on Sunday.
MILAN, ITALY - DECEMBER 22: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale FC reacts during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Torino FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on December 22, 2021 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez offered to Everton for free

Former Arsenal frontman, Alexis Sanchez, has reportedly been offered to Everton as Inter Milan look to shift him from the their books.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Tottenham Hotspur s Harry Kane left and Son Heung-min appear dejected during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Harry Kane booed as he turns into Alexis Sanchez

Amid the hilarity of Harry Kane's performance against Arsenal and his complete no-show this season, it occurred to me that Manchester City have, yet again, disturbed a rival player to the point of crippling him.
Formula 1 2021: British GP SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 18: Alexandre Lacazette during the British GP at Silverstone Circuit on Sunday July 18, 2021 in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. (Photo by Zak Mauger LAT Images)

Alexandre Lacazette Inter Milan’s 1st choice to replace Alexis Sanchez

Inter Milan have made Alexandre Lacazette their 'top target' for a January move, but they have to get rid of Alexis Sanchez, who has been told he can leave for free.
FERRARA, ITALY - JULY 16: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale shows his dejection during the Serie A match between SPAL and FC Internazionale at Stadio Paolo Mazza on July 16, 2020 in Ferrara, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez told he can leave Inter Milan for free

Alexis Sanchez has been told he can leave Inter Milan for nothing despite having just under two years left on his current deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

£198m: 12 biggest losses Arsenal have made in the transfer window

As Arsenal wrestle with several clubs to try and exact full market value for their players, I looked back at some of the biggest hits Arsenal have taken in the transfer market.
Emi Martinez makes his Argentina debut - Argentina World Cup football qualification, Argentina versus Chile Players of Argentina pose for official team photo ActionPlus Fotobaires

How did Emi Martinez do on his Argentina debut?

Emi Martinez made his debut for Argentina this week as they drew 1-1 with Alexis Sanchez's Chile, so how did the former Arsenal man do?
FERRARA, ITALY - JULY 16: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale shows his dejection during the Serie A match between SPAL and FC Internazionale at Stadio Paolo Mazza on July 16, 2020 in Ferrara, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

How is it going for Alexis Sanchez?

Not that long ago you could hardly move without bumping into an article about Alexis Sanchez but over recent months things have been very quiet, so how is he getting on?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal is closed down by Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mkhitaryan on leaving Arsenal after Alexis Manchester United comments

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has spoken about leaving Arsenal for Roma following Alexis Sanchez saying he wanted to leave Manchester United after 1 day
GENOA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team during the Serie A match between UC Sampdoria and FC Internazionale at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 28, 2019, in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)

Alexis takes wage cut as Manchester United confirm deal agreed

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, confirmed on Wednesday night that a deal had been agreed with Inter Milan that would see Alexis Sanchez leave the club permanently.
GENOA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team during the Serie A match between UC Sampdoria and FC Internazionale at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 28, 2019, in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)

Manchester United will sell Alexis Sanchez to Inter for free

Manchester United will sell Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan for free, in a similar fashion to Henrikh Mkhitaryan's impending transfer to AS Roma.
FERRARA, ITALY - JULY 16: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale shows his dejection during the Serie A match between SPAL and FC Internazionale at Stadio Paolo Mazza on July 16, 2020 in Ferrara, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

He’s been an absolute disaster: Manchester United still dealing with Alexis Sanchez

As Henrikh Mkhitaryan moves on with his life in Rome, Alexis Sanchez's future is still undecided but one thing is for sure - he has no home at Manchester United.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts with an injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Rueda: It’s been tortuous for Sanchez since leaving Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez is suffering a 'very tortuous' time since leaving Arsenal for Manchester United, according to Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts with an injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez won’t accept pay cut to leave United

Alexis Sanchez won't take a pay-cut to leave Manchester United in the upcoming transfer window, according to reports.
SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Alexis Sanchez of Chile drives the ball during the Copa America Brazil 2019 group C match between Ecuador and Chile at Arena Fonte Nova Stadium on June 21, 2019 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Felipe Oliveira/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez dislocates ankle tendons on international duty with Chile

Alexis Sanchez has dislocated tendons in his left ankle, picking up an injury whilst on international duty with Chile.
GENOA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team during the Serie A match between UC Sampdoria and FC Internazionale at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 28, 2019, in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)

A goal, a dive and a sending off: Alexis Sanchez’s eventful first Inter Milan...

Alexis Sanchez scored one, had one goal taken away before being sent off after a dive, in an eventful first start for Inter Milan.

Arsenal fans warned Manchester United about Alexis

Since swapping shirts with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the Chilean scored just five goals in 45 games/18 months and the £20m price United were reportedly asking in the summer highlights just how low his stock has fallen.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts with an injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez became nothing but a Premier League footnote by joining Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez was a player who rarely got injured. Then he encountered Jose Mourinho and his body started to fall apart. That’s a nice story, and there could well be truth to it given how emotions play a part in physical health, but, mostly, Alexis’s issues were all too easy to predict.