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Neymar to follow ex-Barca teammate Sanchez to Arsenal



London: Brazil football team captain Neymar would be following his former Barcelona teammate Alexis Sanchez and heading to Arsenal.

However, its not good news for the Arsenal fans, as the duo would face each other in a friendly match between Brazil and Chile on March 29 at the Emirates, which is the home stadium of Arsenal.

Sanchez and Neymar would face each other when the Emirates host a friendly between Brazil and Chile on March 29. The two sides met in the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup, where the hosts went through after a dramatic penalty shoot-out in Belo Horizonte, the Daily Star reported.

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said that everyone at Arsenal is proud to once again be hosting a high profile international match at Emirates Stadium.

Gazidis added that the national teams of Brazil and Chile have many fantastic players and the match would give football fans the opportunity to watch an international friendly of the highest calibre.