” I am right to join Arsenal”Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal host the current champions in the Round of 16 first leg clash on Tuesday, and Sanchez claims he has no regrets leaving Barcelona.
Sanchez joined the Gunners from Barca in a £35m deal in 2014, and he has been a massive hit in north London.
Sanchez never won the Champions League title in his three years at Barcelona – they won the competition the season before he joined them from Udinese, and they won it again the season after he left for England.
“It wasn’t easy to leave Barcelona,” he told the Sunday Mirror. “I fulfilled a dream when I moved there – to play in Spain and for the champions – but very few players stay in the same club all their life. To leave is normal. Said Sanchez. Then he added
“I wanted a new project, a new experience. And with so many attacking players at Barca it was a good choice to go… it has been a positive move and I love it at Arsenal.”
Sanchez claims Arsenal will face a tough task in knocking out barca.
“We know it won’t be easy. [Messi] is the best footballer in the world, without a doubt. It’s very difficult to stop him but we will work on it. And remember, Barcelona is not only Leo…”
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