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Sanchez carrying Chile's hopes at World Cup

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

CUIABA, Brazil (AP) -- In the shadow of Lionel Messi at Barcelona, Alexis Sanchez is undoubtedly the main man for Chile as the fleet-footed forward attempts to cap the most prolific season of his career by playing a starring role at the World Cup. Sanchez is the face of Chilean football, adorning posters, advertisements and turning up in TV commercials. In one - made for Gillette around two yea...Full Story »

Van Gaal avid for Alexis

Posted Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Marca.com204 hits

As previously noted in these pages, Manchester United are keen to snap up Alexis Sanchez this summer. New Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal has been tracking the Barcelona forward for some time, but no firm offer has been tabled yet, according to The Guardian. The Chilean is expected to fetch a fee of around 25 million. The current Netherlands coach is willing to ship out one or two of United's ...Full Story »

Manchester United step up Alexis chase

Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by Marca.com517 hits

Manchester United are ready to go for broke in a bid to return to the top and have set their sights on a double raid on Barça. Juventus are also interested in Alexis and are planning an €18 million bid for the Chilean forward, whom they will offer a deal worth €4 million a season. The Red Devils could match these figures and are willing to shell out over €30 million to l...Full Story »

Liverpool and Man United target Alexis Sanchez has the qualities to be a great Premier League forward

Posted Tuesday, June 03, 2014 by hits

Alexis Sanchez scored 21 goals and created 17 for Barcelona last season and yet he is considered a Barcelona flop Though a return to Italy could be on the cards, it's the rumours linking the player with a move to England that are most intriguing. While the forward's time at Barcelona to date suggests he is unlikely to ever fully grasp the demands of the Catalan side's style of play, at the same...Full Story »

Liverpool chasing Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez

Posted Sunday, May 18, 2014 by hits

LIVERPOOL want Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez in an £18million deal as they build up their squad for a return to the Champions League. KOP TARGET: Liverpool want to bring Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez to Anfield this summer Kop boss Brendan Rodgers is already chasing Southampton’s England talent Adam Lallana. And now Liverpool like Arsenal have been told Sanchez wants to quit Bar...Full Story »

Song and Alexis part of David Luiz bid

Posted Saturday, May 17, 2014 by Marca.com201 hits

One of the ways Barcelona aims to strengthen their team in defence is by signing David Luiz. The Catalan club unsuccessfully tried to sign the Brazilian defender last year in a deal worth €25 million, but the English club turned the offer down. Now, Barcelona are back on the hunt, but Chelsea are looking to get €35 million for the player. However, Barcelona are not prepared to pay...Full Story »

Alexis Sanchez: Madrid derby draw perfect for Barcelona

Posted Tuesday, March 04, 2014 by YAHOO Sport81 hits

Alexis Sanchez believes the 2-2 La Liga draw between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid was the perfect result for Barcelona. The reigning champions closed the gap to first-place Madrid to just one point after beating Almeria 4-1 on Sunday, while they now hold a two-point lead over third-place Atleti. "The result from the Madrid derby was very good for us, but the most important thing is that we ...Full Story »

Getafe vs Espanyol preview - Sanchez keen to open gap

Posted Saturday, March 01, 2014 by PA53 hits

Espanyol midfielder Victor Sanchez has stressed the importance of winning Saturday's Primera Division clash with Getafe at Coliseum Alfonso Perez. The Periquitos have the chance to move up three places to sit just outside European qualification if other results also go their way this weekend. Javier Aguirre's side, who are currently 10th in the table, have won two of their last three league ma...Full Story »

Espanyol vs Sanchez - Real win would be boost

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2014 by PA93 hits

Espanyol midfielder Victor Sanchez believes a good result against Real Madrid on Sunday could prove a turning point for his team. The Barcelona-based side enter the weekend looking nervously over their shoulders in the Primera Division after defeat to Osasuna last time out left them just six points above the relegation zone. That gap to the bottom three could shrink even further this weekend i...Full Story »

Barcelona 4 : 0 Elche - Alexis on fire in Barca rout

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2014 by PA62 hits

Alexis Sanchez stepped up to the plate in the absence of star playmakers Lionel Messi and Neymar to power Barcelona back to the top of the Primera Division with a clinical hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Elche. Barca were missing both Messi, who is recovering from injury, and Neymar, who started on the bench, but still boasted far too much firepower for lowly Elche, with Pedro adding to Alexis' fir...Full Story »

Ronaldo moves level with Hugo Sanchez

Posted Sunday, November 24, 2013 by Marca.com310 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Mexico legend Hugo Sanchez's league haul for Real Madrid by bagging his 164th 'La Liga' goal in Almería. He is now the joint fourth top goalscorer in the club's history. Only three players now lie ahead of CR7 in the 'Los Blancos' league scoring stakes: Santillana (186), Di Stefano (216) and Raul (228). Sanchez took 207 fixtures to reach the 164-goal mark, not...Full Story »

Barcelona 1-0 Espanyol: Sanchez spares Blaugrana blushes

Posted Sunday, November 03, 2013 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

Alexis Sanchez's Barcelona rebirth continued as he struck the only goal in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Espanyol in La Liga. Despite dominating possession for large spells of the match, the leaders were frustrated by a well-organized visiting defence. Alexis eventually broke the deadlock in the 69th minute when he tapped home from a pin-point Neymar pass. Barcelona has now won 21 league matches i...Full Story »

"Criticism has made me stronger," says Alexis

Posted Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Marca.com78 hits

Chilean Alexis Sánchez talked about the upcoming Milan vs. Barça game and recalled what happened a year ago: "We have that experience from last year and that’s why we know we have to start the game strongly." The striker did not want to underestimate Milan, even though Massimiliano Allegri’s side is currently going through a rough patch: "They already showed last year th...Full Story »

Valladolid vs Malaga preview - Malaga looking solid - Sanchez

Posted Friday, September 27, 2013 by PA535 hits

Sergio Sanchez has hailed Malaga's strong defensive foundations as they bid to extend their unbeaten run in the Primera Division to five matches when they take on Real Valladolid on Friday night. Bernd Schuster's team head for the Estadio Jose Zorrilla having not conceded in any of their last three games and take on a Valladolid team who have not won any of their last three La Liga matches. Mi...Full Story »

Espanyol 3 : 2 Athletic Bilbao - Sanchez double sinks Bilbao

Posted Monday, September 23, 2013 by PA54 hits

Victor Sanchez bagged a brace to help Espanyol maintain their unbeaten start to the Primera Division season with a 3-2 win over Athletic Bilbao. Sanchez broke the deadlock midway through the first half and then put the home side ahead again in the opening stages of the second after Oscar De Marcos had levelled just before the interval. Sergio Garcia then gave Espanyol a two-goal cushion in the...Full Story »

Barcelona 3 : 2 Sevilla - Sanchez saves Barca

Posted Saturday, September 14, 2013 by PA45 hits

Alexis Sanchez scored a winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time as Barcelona claimed a slightly fortunate 3-2 victory over winless Sevilla to maintain their 100 per cent record at the top of the Primera Division. Dani Alves had put the hosts ahead in the 36th minute only for the referee to controversially disallow Ivan Rakitic's headed goal when there appeared to be nothing wrong with it. ...Full Story »

Alexis ready to fight for Barcelona future

Posted Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

Alexis Sanchez says he is determined to prove himself at Barcelona after enduring a difficult 2012-13 campaign. The Chilean attacker moved to Camp Nou from Udinese two years ago and, despite a promising start to life in Spain, has struggled with niggling injuries and a loss of form since. However, he is determined to show that he is worthy of a regular place in the coming campaign, despite rep...Full Story »

Alexis: I want to do more for Barcelona

Posted Sunday, July 07, 2013 by Foxsports.com183 hits

Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez is eager for the new season to get started. With just eight goals in 29 appearances over the course of Barcelona's La Liga campaign, Alexis has not been as influential as some of his team-mates in the club's triumphant quest for the league title. The Chilean international told Sport that he would have liked a higher goal return, but was nonetheless encouraged by hi...Full Story »

Vucinic unimpressed by Sanchez to Juve talk

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2013 by Foxsports.com70 hits

Mirko Vucinic does not believe Juventus necessarily need reinforcements following rumours they are about to bid for Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez. The reigning Serie A champions, who are currently on track for a second straight title, have recently been linked with a move for Sanchez, who has struggled to establish himself since moving to the Nou Camp from Udinese two summers ago. Calls for mor...Full Story »

'He likes to dive' - Ancelotti slams Alexis over penalty incident

Posted Wednesday, April 03, 2013 by Goal.com173 hits

The Italian has accused the Chile international of deliberately conning the referee to earn the spot-kick which allowed Xavi to score a second away goal for the Blaugrana Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti has slammed Alexis Sanchez after the Barcelona attacker won a late penalty in the 2-2 draw at Parc des Princes on Tuesday. The Chilean was brought down by Salvatore Sirigu late on w...Full Story »

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