The Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez has finally completed his transfer to the Emirates, ending weeks of speculation of his signature, Arsenal have confirmed the news on Twitter.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 10, 2014
Sanchez, 25, scored 19 league goals in 27 starts for the Catalan club Barcelona last term.
The Gunners beat stiff competition from Premier league rivals Liverpool and Serie A champions Juventus to sign the highly-rated striker from FC Barcelona.
Here is how the Gunners fans reacted on Twitter:
Great news that @Arsenal have signed Sanchez….. Happy days that’s a positive start to the transfer window.
— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) July 10, 2014
Need to order my Alexis Sanchez shirt right now! #AFC
— Gordon (@Arsenal_Supremo) July 10, 2014
I’m not over Ozil yet and then Wenger goes and signs Sanchez, I love you Arsene Wenger. #AFC
— Jöshua Glöver (@JoshuaaGlover) July 10, 2014
Now that’s an Arsenal we are building here! #afc
— lumide (@_lumide) July 10, 2014
— Siân Daniel (@SianDaniel) July 10, 2014
— Arron Roke (@arronroke91) July 10, 2014