Philip Escobillana
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Alexis Sánchez left a great impression after his time at Arsenal, which is why the Four Four Two midfielder placed him in a great position in a ranking with the best South Americans who have passed through the Premier League.

Alexis dazzled in his more than three years at Arsenal
© GettyAlexis dazzled in his more than three years at Arsenal

the step of Alexis Sanchez for Arsenal it was fantastic. He showed the best of his football and wowed everyone in the Premier League, to the level that Man Utd he hired him as the great figure, although he was not even close to the level shown in the Gunners.

That is why it was not strange that he appeared in a ranking of the English magazine Four Four Two, which indicated a list of the 10 best South American soccer players who have passed through the Premier League. And there the Chilean has a level of privilege.

The Tocopillano appears in sixth place, a great compliment considering the large number of players from this part of the world who have played in the British league.

Alexis Sánchez, Chile’s all-time greatest player, arrived at Arsenal in 2014 and would go on to average almost a goal every two games, finding the net 24 times in 2016-17 to finish as the third-highest goalscorer.

They add that “it is his dazzling displays for the ‘Gunners’ that earn him sixth place on this list. His subsequent spell at Manchester United could hardly have contrasted more sharply.”

The ranking is headed by the Argentine Sergio Agüero, for being an idol of Manchester City. Then appear Luis Suárez (Liverpool), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Carlos Tevez (United, City and West Ham), Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Alexis, Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Javier Mascherano (West HAm and Liverpool) and Antonio Valencia (Manchester United).

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