Wednesday July 27 2011
Zambrotta applauds Barca swoop

Gianluca Zambrotta has congratulated former club Barcelona on their capture of Alexis Sanchez.

The Chilean finally joined the Spanish giants last week in a deal that could eventually see Udinese net €37.5m for him.

"I've played a few times against Sanchez," the 2006 World Cup winner told El Mundo Deportivo. "He's a very quick player.

"Over these last few years he has done very well and Barcelona have completed some very good business."

Milan full-back Zambrotta, 34, spent two years at the Nou Camp following his €14m switch from Juventus in the summer of 2006.

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