Official: Arsenal Sign Alexis Sanchez From Barcelona For £35m (First Photos)

Chris Wright

10th, July 2014


By Chris Wright

As confirmed by their official club site, Arsenal have completed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona on a “long-term contract”.

The fee is undisclosed but widely reported as up around the £35million mark.

Here’s the first couple of photos of Sanchez wearing his new Arsenal togs…

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“I’m so happy to be joining a club which has a great manager, a fantastic squad of players and huge support around the world,”  Sanchez told the Gunners’ club site.

“I’m looking forward to playing in the Premier League and Champions League.”

While we’re on the subject of new signings at The Emirates, a deal for Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy is set to be concluded over the course of the next few days too.

Exciting times.

(Photos: @Arsenal)

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  1.' suleiman w abubakar says:

    wenger is ready to splash cash this time around arsene is looking for quality players not quantity players which in return will not achieve any specific goals and objective

  2. duttyevo says:

    psg kit then?

  3. tom the bees fan says:

    Goals like win an fa cupp, qualify for champions league, stay debt free, and pass financial fairplay! Dunno what arsenal fans are moaning about sounds great to me.
    Great signing look forward to seeing him playing in the premiership.

  4. Anonymous says:

    “a deal for Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy is set to be concluded over the course of the next few days too”

    In a staggering realisation of self-preservation not usually associated with their recent transfer policy, Newcastle have said Dubuchy aint going anywhere until his replacement (Daryl Janmaat, by all accounts) is through their door.
    Remains to be seen though.

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