Photo: Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez tweets images of nasty foot injury

Aleix Sanchez celebrates at the Copa America

Arsenal star is now resting up.

Soccer: 2016 Copa America Centenario-Argentina at ChileSoccer: 2016 Copa America Centenario-Argentina at Chile

It takes a lot to slow Arsenal speedster Alexis Sanchez down, but Argentina managed it in the Copa American final.

A crunching challenge saw his foot bend unnaturally, at he is lucky he did not break it.

Alexi Sanchez celebrates with the Copa AmericaAlexi Sanchez celebrates with the Copa America

Chile went on to win the tournament for a second year in succession, proving their win in their homeland last year was no fluke.

Now though, Sanchez is dealing with the painful after effects... and this one looks pretty nasty.

Sanchez's message says that he is stuck inside 'bored' in a hotel room, but is at least resting his foot.

And from an Arsenal perspective, that is what the club need him to be doing right now, relaxing and recuperating, before the Premier League season kicks off again in six weeks time.

The attacker is Arsenal's second most expensive ever signing, and seeing him get injured on international duty is a nightmare from a club perspective. They will be thankful that it was not more serious.

Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the second goal for ArsenalAlexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the second goal for Arsenal

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