Arsenal’s Sanchez thanks ex-club Barca ahead of CL clash

London, Feb.23 (ANI): Chilean midfielder Alexis Sanchez has insisted that he had loved his time during his three-year stint with former club Barcelona, but added that he is now extremely satisfied to be in Arsenal as the two sides are preparing for the Champions League clash.

Reflecting on his stay at Barcelona, the 27-year-old wrote on Twitter, “I want to thank FCB, the doctors and the physiotherapists who cared for me during my stay in Barcelona and especially the players with whom I shared beautiful moments.”

The Arsenal forward, however, said that he was happy to be at the Emirates Stadium, insisting that it had become his family.

Sanchez, who joined Arsene Wenger’s side in 2014, will face his former team for the first time in the Champions League,goal.com reported.

The two sides will lock horns in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash at the Emirates on Wednesday. (ANI)

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