Alexis Sanchez reveals five things he likes about Arsenal

The Chilean has stated his debut campaign in North London has been a positive one.

Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for Arsene Wenger’s men in his debut campaign in English football and has played a significant role in his team’s progression to second place in the Premier League.

The South American ace also netted twice in last weekend’s FA Cup semi-final against Reading, which sees the Gunners with a chance to retain their crown against Aston Villa at Wembley.

Sanchez will play a considerable role if Arsenal are to pose a title threat next year, with the former Barcelona man also nominated as the potential PFA Player of the Year for 2014-15.

The sprightly forward has spoken out about his first season with the Emirates Stadium club and admitted that the positives have been notable.

“It hasn’t been really easy but so far my spell here is a really positive one,” he told the Arsenal website.

“I like the city a lot and I feel really comfortable in the club. Supporters here are very cheerful and enlivening, which is a very nice thing.

“My team-mates are really kind too. My goal now is to take Arsenal as high as possible. I am well adapted to the country and the league. I must keep on learning, though.

“I want to expand my knowledge of English football in general and Arsenal and my team-mates in particular, but overall I love this league.

“At the end of the day, football was invented in this country, right? I live where football was invented. That makes me really happy.”

Sanchez is set to play for hosts Chile in this summer’s Copa America, which could well impinge on his pre-season at Arsenal.

The 26-year-old has scored 14 times in the Premier League this season and hit the ground running at Arsenal in the early part of the season.

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