Tests have confirmed that the Chile international has damaged a ligament in his right foot.
Alexis Sanchez will miss the next four weeks after tests on Thursday confirmed the damage to his right foot. Alexis picked up the injury in Wednesday’s friendly between Chile and Serbia in Switzerland.
As it stands, he will miss eight matches against Zaragoza, Spartak, Levante, Alavés, Athletic Club, Benfica, Betis and Atletico Madrid.
Alexis has made 15 appearances this season, scoring one goal away to Benfica. He also missed the game against Getafe due to injury.