Sanchez suf­fers mus­cle in­jury with Chile

The Sun (Malaysia) - - SPORTS -

ALEXIS SANCHEZ sus­tained a low­grade mus­cle in­jury while train­ing with the Chile na­tional team, the coun­try’s foot­ball as­so­ci­a­tion has con­firmed.

The Ar­se­nal for­ward was forced to with­draw from the ses­sion yes­ter­day and is now likely to miss to­mor­row’s World Cup qual­i­fier against Colom­bia.

Sanchez, who will stay with the na­tional team while the in­jury is as­sessed, is also likely to be un­avail­able for the qual­i­fier against Uruguay on Nov. 15.

Sanchez has scored nine goals in 20 ap­pear­ances for Ar­se­nal so far this sea­son, hav­ing spear­headed Arsene Wenger’s front­line.

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