Neymar sends message to Alexis Sanchez ahead of Brazil v Chile

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Barcelona forward Neymar and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal will face each other during Sunday’s friendly international between Brazil and Chile.

Barcelona forward Neymar has taken to social networking site Twitter to send a message to Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.

Brazil will take on Chile at the Emirates Stadium in North London on Sunday, March 29, and Neymar is looking forward to the encounter.

The 23-year-old former Santos star is set to feature in the friendly international, and he hopes to face his ex-Barcelona teammate Sanchez at the home ground of Arsenal.

Brazil and Chile faced each other in the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup finals in the summer.

Both Neymar and Sanchez featured in that game at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, with the latter scoring for Chile.

Eventually hosts Brazil won the encounter 3-2 on penalties after it had finished 1-1 after extra time to book their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.

Neymar has scored 17 goals and created 30 chances in 24 La Liga appearances for Barcelona so far this season, while having a pass accuracy of 79% and a shot accuracy of 60%.

Sanchez, who played with Neymar at Barcelona before moving to Arsenal in the summer of 2014, has scored 13 goals and created 64 chances in 27 Premier League appearances for the Gunners.

The 26-year-old has a pass accuracy of 76% and a shot accuracy of 65%, and has won 94 out of 162 dribbles he has attempted.

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