Photo: Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez falls asleep on mountain of footballs

Alexis Sanchez looks relaxed during his summer break...

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Alexis Sanchez shared this picture on Instagram Photo: Alexis Sanchez/Instagram

Alexis Sanchez looked sleepy as the Arsenal star continues to enjoy some well-earned downtime in his native homeland after a gruelling season.

The Chile international is currently enjoying an extended summer break after helping his country win the Copa America earlier this month.

Sanchez has now been given some needed time off and will not report back to Arsenal until 3 August.

And the 26-year-old caught up on some well deserved shut-eye on a giant mountain of footballs on Sunday as he continues to enjoy his break.

Sanchez shared the photo above on his Instagram account and wrote: “Yesterday night preparing the balls for the kids !!!”

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The Chile international is set to miss the Gunners’ Premier League opener against West Ham United on 9 August after being given an extended summer break.

Sanchez is currently recovering from a gruelling campaign in which he helped Arsenal win the FA Cup title.

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