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Alexis - Why I love it here at Arsenal

Alexis loves life at Arsenal because he is playing in the country where “football was invented”.

The Chile international has been a huge hit in his first season in England, scoring 19 goals in 39 appearances for the club.

The 26-year-old is glad to have settled so quickly and says the competitive nature of the Premier League is particularly appealing to him.

"I like the city a lot and I feel really comfortable at the club. Supporters here are very cheerful and enlivening, which is a very nice thing"

Alexis Sanchez

“My spell here [has been] a really positive one,” he told Arsenal Player. “I like the city a lot and I feel really comfortable at the club. Supporters here are very cheerful and enlivening, which is a very nice thing. My team-mates are really kind, too. My goal now is to take Arsenal as high as possible.

“I’m well adapted to the country and the league - I must keep on learning, though. I want to expand my knowledge of English football in general and Arsenal and my team-mates in particular, but overall I love this league. At the end of the day, football was invented in this country, right? I live where football was invented. That makes me really happy.

“Here in Premier League you can get beaten 3-0 by a team lying at the bottom of the table. It is not an unusual thing in English football. That is why any prediction ahead of the game may be very deceptive.

“Regardless of how good or bad the team you play against is, you can feel that there’s a huge crowd and pressure everywhere you go. I really like that.”

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