His nickname is "El Nino Maravilla" (The Wonder Boy), several high profile clubs within Italy and from around Europe have been taking a long hard look at him but his ambitions lie with Manchester United.
Speaking to Udineseblog.it he said: "I would like to play in the Premier League and, above all, at Manchester United, I like Manchester United, the way they play and they have great players.”
He began his professional career with the Chilean club Cobreloa. He played one season there before being signed by the Serie A team, Udinese. Udinese had to pay nearly $3 million for his signature. Colo-Colo then paid Udinese nearly $150,000 for his services in the upcoming Clausura tournament and the following Apertura tournament in the Liga Chilena.
He scored his first goal with Colo-Colo in the Copa Sudamericana 2006 against the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on October 10 2006 in the David Arellano Stadium.
On March 12 2007,Sánchez hurt his toe and there were major fears that Sánchez's career may be over.
On March 20 2007 Sánchez made a miraculous recovery from his bad toe and scored a hat-trick in a Copa Libertadores group match versus Caracas.
On July 22, 2008 he was greeted as a new reinforcement for Udinese, where he got together with his fellow partners in 2007 South American Youth Championship Mauricio Isla and Nicolas Corvetto. The young player has already played a couple of games, and has become popular with Udinese's fans, because of his trickery.....Back To Home Page...