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Alexis Sanchez Left Out Of Chile Squad For September Friendlies

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has been left out of Chile’s squad for September friendlies away to Japan and South Korea because “his club needs him”, coach Reinaldo Rueda revealed on Thursday. United have had their worst start to a Premier League season since the inaugural edition in 1992/93 following back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Tottenham. Chile face a pair …

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The Big Teams Who Could Miss Out On The 2018 World Cup

As the qualification groups for the 2018 World Cup begin to take shape, we take a look at some of the big sides who could very well miss out on a place in Russia next summer. Argentina A World Cup without Lionel Messi is fast becoming a genuine possibility. Jorge Sampaoli’s side are currently fifth in qualifying after a dismal 1-1 …

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In Pictures: A Look Back At Some Of The Biggest Football Moments Of 2016


2016 saw one of the biggest surprises in football history as Leicester City won the Premier League title. From starting odds of 5,000-1 Claudio Ranieri’s unfancied Foxes defied the bookmakers (and all logical thinking) through a combination of solid tactics from the manager, a hard-working defence and the brilliance of N’Golo Kanté, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy, lifting the title …

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Arsenal Star Rules Himself Out Of Manchester United Clash

Arsenal FC v RSC Anderlecht - UEFA Champions League

Arsenal have been sweating on the fitness of a number of players. Never before have Arsenal fans paid so much attention to an international break. Throughout the last ten days, many of their star players have found themselves at risk of picking up an injury while outside of Arsene Wenger’s control. Contradictory reports in relation to the fitness of Alexis Sanchez …

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Arsenal Handed Massive Injury Boost Ahead Of Manchester United Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal a shot saved by Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger can rest a little easier as one of his star players has returned from the international break unscathed. Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi risked harming his relationship with the Premier League side by starting Alexis Sánchez in their crucial World Cup qualifier against Uruguay on Tuesday night despite earlier concerns that he was injured – however …

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Watch: Alexis Sanchez Scores Two Absolute Screamers For Chile Allaying Fitness Concerns

Chile v Australia: Group B - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Alexis Sanchez was believed to be carrying a hamstring injury. Late last week Arsenal fans were cursing both the international break and their so called “November curse”, as rumours circulated over the fitness of Alexis Sanchez. The attacker missed last week’s draw with Colombia, causing Arsene Wenger to demand his release from the Chilean squad and an immediate return to …

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The 12 Crucial Fixtures Alexis Sanchez Could Miss After Suffering A Hamstring Injury

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Middlesbrough at the Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez suffered a hamstring injury while on international duty with Chile. Despite suffering a hamstring injury while on international duty, Alexis Sanchez will not return to Arsenal until after Chile’s game with Uruguay next Tuesday. As a result, Arsene Wenger is fearful that the attacker might be included in the Chilean squad for the fixture, aggravating the injury further. …

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Wales Move Above Spain And Italy In Latest FIFA World Rankings

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 05: Gareth Bale of Wales celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Moldova at the Cardiff City Stadium on September 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Wales’ Euro 2016 heroics have seen them break into the FIFA World Ranking top ten for the first time in over a year. Chris Coleman’s side gave a great account of themselves in France earlier this summer, beating former number one rank Belgium along the way to a semi-final finish. In the latest FIFA World Rankings released today, Wales have moved …

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Arsenal Star Boldly Claims To Be As Good As Ronaldo And Messi

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - AUGUST 07: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal during the Pre-Season Friendly between Arsenal and Manchester City at Ullevi on August 7, 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. (Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Ombrello/Getty Images)

Nobody can ever accuse Arsenal forward Alexis Sánchez of being short on confidence. The Chilean international has had a relatively successful spell at the Emirates since joining in from Barcelona in a £32m deal in 2014 – a blistering first season was followed by a slightly less fruitful second campaign. However, he has started this year in good form, and that bodes …

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Confirmed: Lionel Messi Returns To International Football With Argentina

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina looks on against Chile during the Copa America Centenario Championship match at MetLife Stadium on June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

In a move that will surprise absolutely nobody, Lionel Messi has confirmed that he is to return to international football with Argentina. The Barcelona forward announced his retirement from the international game last month having lost the Copa América Centenario final to Chile on penalties, his third international final defeat in as many years. However, he has now reversed that …

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Has A Summer Of Internationals Ruined Arsenal’s Premier League Ambitions Already?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on May 8, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Following a summer of gruelling international tournaments, namely the Copa America and the European Championships, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger might well feel aggrieved by their impact on his side’s readiness for the new Premier League season. The summer break is finally here and players involved in the international championships are only now fully free to  kick off the studs and …

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Juventus President: Arsenal Wanted To Sell Alexis Sanchez For £34m


Juventus’s president Giuseppe Marotta has made a stunning claim that Arsenal were open to selling Alexis Sanchez for the right price to the Turin club, according to Express. The Chilean attacker is a fan favourite at the Emirates, and there were serious concerns that the club would lose an instrumental player in the form of Sanchez to the Italian champions …

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Manchester City Move For La Liga Goalkeeper to Replace Joe Hart

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: (L to R) Gary Cahill, Joe Hart and Dele Alli of England show their dejection after their defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

  Following England’s exit at Euro 2016, much blame has been laid at the hands of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. The shot-stopper was at fault for two goals conceded during the tournament as the Three Lions exited tamely in the last 16. This has prompted alarm bells, and Manchester City are believed to be looking for a replacement. According to …

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