FC Barcelona and Udinese have reached an agreement on the transfer of Alexis Sánchez. The deal is for 5 years. The cost of the transfer is 26 million with variable cost of 11.5 million.
The 22 year old
is coming to Barça from the Italian club Udinese, where he’s played for the last
three seasons. Last season he was voted best player in Serie A, after scoring 12 goals in 31 games.
This summer (of 2011) he’s been playing in the Copa America for his country’s
national team, who were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Venezuela. Alexis played a total of
four games in which he scored 1 goal and where he was chosen MVP in two of the matches.
Dazzled in Italy
After his debut in the 2008/09 season with Udinese, where he played 95 games, the last two
seasons have been the most prolific in terms of his play and goals. Last season he scored 12 goals,
4 of them in the same game, and has been sought by the best teams in the world. However, he has
been strongly committed to playing for Barça.