‘Beating Spurs every time gave me joy’: Ex Gunner Alexis Sanchez urges Marseille teammates to knock Tottenham out of the Champions League

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Former Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has urged his teammates to knock Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League.

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Spurs only need a draw to advance to the next round, but the Chilean is looking to derail their hopes. Anything less than a draw will see Tottenham relegated to the Europa League.

Alexis, who spent four seasons at Arsenal, was once a fan favourite at the club. He left for Manchester United in 2018 but was unable to replicate his performances.

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Speaking ahead of their UCL encounter, he said:

“I have great affection for Arsenal from my time there.“I have some great memories with everyone at the club, especially the fans.“

“Beating Spurs every time was a great joy. It was very special and those are memories that I hold dear to my heart.Every single player has motivation to play and win. We all want to bring the victory back.“

“In the dressing room, there is a lot of passion.“Playing in front of the fans with their atmosphere is super important and that will drive us on.”

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