The Emirates Stadium hosts a mouthwatering international encounter on Sunday as Chile take on Brazil in what is a repeat of the captivating last-16 tie in the 2014 World Cup.
The friendly pits two former team-mates against each other who also happen to be among the best players in world – Alexis Sanchez and Neymar.
Alexis will be comfortable in surroundings he has called home since his move from Barcelona in July, as both nations gear up for the upcoming Copa America tournament this summer.
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The two spent a year together in Barcelona and it seems as though they got rather close, as our Chilean star this week revealed his fondness for the Brazilian icon.
“Neymar raises everyone’s spirits, he’s a very joyful person. I hope he never changes,” Alexis told Arsenal Player.
“His happiness is contagious and that’s something I really like. As for his quality….everyone knows how good he is.”
When asked about Neymar’s flamboyant style, Alexis was quick to point out that we shouldn’t expect a change in that department anytime soon: “He is (more daring in training) – that is why he’s Neymar Jr. He dares to do stuff no one else would.”
Despite the glamour of the friendly, the Arsenal fans in the stadium will be hoping that Alexis can get through the game unscathed whilst rekindling the magic which saw him torment defences in the first half of the season.