Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Alexis Sanchez's performance

Alexis Sanchez fights for the ball with Victor Wanyama

The Chilean lifted a trophy following a tough one with Arsenal.

Alexis Sanchez fights for the ball with Victor Wanyama

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile to Copa America Centenario success this morning.

The Chileans beat Lionel Messi and Argentina 4-2 on penalties a little earlier today, after the contest finished 0-0 following two hours of football, to follow up their Copa triumph of 12 months ago.

There was added bonus for Arsenal fans as their hero Sanchez was named as Player of the Tournament, and Gunners supporters were happy for him afterwards.

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring their third goal

Sanchez missed out on a trophy last season with Arsenal, so fans of the North London club will be that bit happier for the South American wizard.

The Gunners finished 10 points behind Premier League champions Leicester City in second, having been knocked out of the Champions League and FA Cup by Barcelona and Watford respectively.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Gerard Houllier in the stands

It was a hugely disappointing season but manager Arsene Wenger will be determined to make up for it next time around in what might be his final year in charge of the club.

Wenger, who joined Arsenal in 1996, is out of contract next summer and it remains to be seen if another one will be offered.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

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