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.

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 v Alexis: Did Arsenal or Manchester United get the worst deal?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan was widely criticised after his display for Arsenal against Bournemouth on Sunday and it got some fans wondering, who got the worst deal, Arsenal or Manchester United?
Chile's player Alexis Sanchez reacts after failing to score a penalty kick against Costa Rica, during a friendly football match, at El Teniente stadium, in Rancagua, Chile on November 16, 2018. (Photo by MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez panenka goes horribly wrong

If Alexis Sanchez was thinking time away with his national team might help him forget his Manchester United woes, then he was mistaken.
TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 07: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United breaks with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Juventus and Manchester United at Allianz Stadium on November 07, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez contributes to 10% rise in Manchester United wage bill

Alexis Sanchez has contributed to a massive 10% rise in Manchester United's wage bill for the quarter, pulling in reported base wages of £390,000 a week.
TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 07: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United breaks with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Juventus and Manchester United at Allianz Stadium on November 07, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Manchester United boss regrets signing Alexis Sanchez: Wishes he'd signed this player instead

Jose Mourinho wishes he signed Ivan Perisic instead of Alexis Sanchez, according to reports this weekend.

Arsene Wenger on how Alexis Sanchez can overcome Manchester United struggles

Arsene Wenger believes that Alexis Sanchez is struggling with his confidence since his move to Manchester United in January.
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Arsene Wenger’s AC Milan denials mean little: 5 times he’s lied before

Arsene Wenger has called reports he is set to take over the AC Milan manager's job 'fake news' but the Frenchman has form when it comes to lying about rumours.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez causing Manchester United problems with 2 stars

Alexis Sanchez' crazy Manchester United wages are reportedly causing the club problems as they try to get David de Gea and Antony Martial to renew their deals.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend says Alexis Sanchez 'must be sad' about his Manchester United move

Robert Pires thinks Alexis Sanchez must be sad about how his Manchester United move is going at the moment, particularly as Arsenal are making such good progress.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United gives Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United instructions during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester United and Valencia at Old Trafford on October 2, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans mock Alexis Sanchez after Mourinho gives 'injury' update

After struggling to make it into the starting eleven for Manchester United, Jose Mourinho says Alexis Sanchez is now 'injured' and won't feature against Everton.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United gives Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United instructions during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester United and Valencia at Old Trafford on October 2, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Alexis speaks with agent about Manchester United situation

Alexis Sanchez has reportedly spoken with his agent about leaving Manchester United as the Chilean forward reaches 'the end of his tether' with Jose Mourinho.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez regrets joining Manchester United over Manchester City – report

The Mirror claim that Alexis Sanchez regrets opting for Manchester United over Manchester City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: A dejected looking Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Manchester United put Alexis Sanchez up for sale

The Daily Star on Sunday are today reporting that Jose Mourinho has had enough of Alexis Sanchez after less than a year and is ready to sell the Chilean as soon as they can find a buyer.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

'About time': Manchester United fans celebrate big money forward getting dropped

Manchester United fans were pretty unanimously pleased to see Alexis Sanchez completely dropped from Jose Mourinho's squad to face West Ham on Saturday.

Matteo Guendouzi 'likes' post tearing into Manchester United forward

Matteo Guendouzi dropped a like on a cheeky Instagram post poking fun at Alexis Sanchez on Wednesday night, after Arsenal's win over Brentford.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Former Gunner claims Sanchez is 'lost' and 'struggling' at Manchester United

Paul Merson thinks Alexis Sanchez looks a bit lost at Manchester United right now, and admits the forward is struggling with his new club.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal favourites to re-sign Alexis Sanchez

The Daily Star report that Arsenal are the favourites to re-sign Alexis Sanchez in a rumour I was not expecting to see at all.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

"Overpaid", "Mistake", "Finished": Manchester United fans sum up Sanchez in 1-word answers

It's fair to say Manchester United fans have really started to turn on Alexis Sanchez, after another poor performance from the Chilean in their 1-1 draw with Wolves on Saturday.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Pundit accidentally strikes gold explaining why Alexis Sanchez is rubbish without Mesut Ozil

Paul Merson doesn’t often talk sense but he might have accidentally struck gold when he said Mesut Ozil helped Alexis Sanchez look good.

Lacazette 'likes' post tearing into Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez

Alexandre Lacazette has 'liked' a Twitter post making fun of former teammate and current Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez.
SINGAPORE - JULY 28: Aaron Ramsey #8 of Arsenal looks during the International Champions Cup match between Arsenal and Paris Saint Germain at the National Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images for ICC)

Arsenal star plans to follow in Alexis Sanchez's footsteps after rejecting contract extension

Aaron Ramsey is set to stall on any contract negotiations with Arsenal until January, hoping to follow the blueprint to a bumper deal laid out by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

'Monreal has more goals': Fans realise Manchester United signing was a mistake

Alexis Sanchez is getting a fair amount of stick from football fans on social media for his decision to leave Arsenal, as nothing seems to have gone right for the Chilean since then.

Love Arsenal? News & gossip featuring secret friendlies, Ozil & more

Here is a round-up of what the papers are saying about Arsenal this morning along with other bits and pieces I've found that I think you might be interested in.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez refused entry to United States

Former Arsenal man Alexis Sanchez will not take part in Manchester United’s pre-season tour of the States after he was denied entry to the country due to his tax problems in Spain.
during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Leicester, England.

Leaked: Wages and bonus payments for Arsenal and Manchester United star signings

The details of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's contract with Arsenal have leaked to the media, along with the specifics of Alexis Sanchez and Virgil Van Dijk's deals.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal man mocks Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez - again

Mohamed Elneny poked fun at former teammate Alexis Sanchez on Twitter on Wednesday night, not for the first time since the Chilean joined Manchester United.
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Winter break agreed, Alexis Sanchez axed v Tottenham & Manchester City transfer ban

As tends to happen when Arsenal suffer a bad defeat, the club have gone into media lockdown and the number of stories coming out of the club has dropped significantly.

Arsenal star aims to become a club legend not an Alexis Sanchez replacement

Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists he's not just an Alexis Sanchez replacement, and he wants to become an Arsenal legend in his own right.
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Alexis at Manchester United, Stoke City preview & women and children first

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Sylvain celebrate Arsenal's women beating Manchester City in a cup final. And, they...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal coach: Sanchez is probably regretting his decision

Liam Brady says Alexis Sanchez isn't the easiest of characters in the dressing room, but he got away with it at Arsenal early on because of what he was doing on the pitch.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

'Karma', 'Money blinded you': Arsenal fans react to latest Alexis moaning

Arsenal fans haven't shown much sympathy for Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean forward revealed his transfer to Manchester United has been "very rough" so far.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on March 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Hundreds of times: How often has Alexis really lost the ball for Manchester United?

When Alexis Sanchez left Arsenal for Manchester United in January, Arsenal fans warned their northern counterparts that Alexis was a great player but he gives the ball away so much he drives you crazy.

Wenger insists former Arsenal star deserves good reception from fans

Arsene Wenger says he's glad that Arsenal fans gave Theo Walcott such a good reception on his return to North London, and expects the same when Olivier Giroud comes back.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Why Alexis Sanchez's struggles at Manchester United unlikely to get much better

If you’re an Arsenal fan who delights in schadenfreude then Alexis Sanchez’s move to Manchester United must taste very sweet indeed.

Why UEFA should abandon cup-tied rule keeping Aubameyang out

On Thursday, Arsenal progressed to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, but thanks to UEFA's cup-tied rule, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang won't be able to take part.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Stats prove Mkhitaryan better than Alexis Sanchez since switch

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Arsenal's best performing player at the club, according to WhoScored, after a bright start to his new life in London.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

We didn’t need him: Manchester United fans turn on Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United fans haven’t taken long to turn on Alexis Sanchez and when Rio Ferdinand had a dig at the player for looking like a stranger in his new side, they agreed.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

‘Wenger lied’: Arsenal fans balk at Alexis Sanchez’s clueless Wenger claims

Alexis Sanchez has been chatting to the Chilean media and claims that not only did Arsene Wenger tell him he was the best player at Arsenal, there are supposedly no bad feelings between him and the Frenchman.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

‘Masterstroke by Wenger’: Arsenal fans loving Alexis Sanchez’s Manchester misery

Just in case you hadn't already heard (you definitely had), Manchester United lost 2-1 to Sevilla at home on Tuesday night... and Arsenal fans are once again having a ball.

Arsenal players hated Alexis Sanchez says Honigstein, 'they really wanted rid of him'

Raphael Honigstein has revealed that the Arsenal dressing room didn’t like Alexis Sanchez very much at all and that they were furious with his pretence that he was the only one working hard when stats showed he was doing the least.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans mock Alexis Sanchez as Mkhitaryan scores again

On Sunday, Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored one and assisted one as Arsenal beat Watford, and fans were quick to point out Alexis Sanchez's comparatively disappointing performances.