Alexis Sanchez sends message to Arsenal fans, back training in Chile

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Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez is keeping in shape despite being on his holidays

 

A video posted by Alexis Sanchez (@alexis_officia1) on

Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez has sent a message to fans via Instagram of a video displaying his efforts to remain in top shape.

Sanchez is currently in a FIFA enforced rest period after leading Chile to a historic Copa America win earlier this month and so is yet to join up with his teammates.

So while Arsenal were winning the Emirates Cup by beating Lyon and Wolfsburg at the weekend, Sanchez was back in Chile.

He is seemingly determined to stay in top shape, so he can hit the ground running for Arsenal when the season begins.

The attacker posted a video of himself fine-tuning his aerial ability, and (below) practising his sprinting.

The beach is a far cry from the club's London Colney training ground, geographically and literally, yet it must be great for Arsenal fans to see Sanchez is focused on keeping in shape as they prepare for a title challenge next season.

His professionalism is part of what makes him so successful, and why Arsene Wenger spent big to sign him from Barcelona last summer.

Sanchez is due back at Arsenal on Monday 3rd, in time to feature in the Community Shield against Chelsea.

 

A video posted by Alexis Sanchez (@alexis_officia1) on

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