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Arsenal Officially Confirm Alexis Sanchez Transfer from Barcelona

Arsenal have officially announced the signing of Chilean star attacking midfielder Alexis Sanchez.

The Barcelona and World Cup star has joined the Gunners on a long-term deal for approximately £30million, although the figure wasn’t disclosed.

Sanchez, 25, joins Arsenal from Barcelona where he made a total of 88 appearances, scoring 39 goals during his three seasons with the Catalan side which brought him 6 trophy’s.

Arsene Wenger:

“As many people have seen during the World Cup this summer, Alexis is a fantastic footballer and we are delighted that he is joining us at Arsenal Football Club.
“Alexis will add power, creativity and much quality to our squad and we are all looking forward to him joining up with us in a few weeks. He has consistently produced top-quality performances at the highest level for a number of seasons now and we are all excited to see him integrate into the Arsenal squad. I’m sure all Arsenal supporters will join me in welcoming Alexis to our club.”

Alexis Sanchez:

“I’m so happy to be joining Arsenal, a club which has a great manager, a fantastic squad of players, huge support around the world and a great stadium in London. I’m looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and to be playing for Arsenal in the Premier League and Champions League. I will give my best to Arsenal and want to make all the supporters happy.”


2 Comments

  1. Scott Elkin

    July 10, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Michael Falkow!

  2. Kintu Joseph

    July 10, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    Waooo

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