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Arsenal make decision over Chelsea’s £45m bid to sign Sanchez

By on June 13, 2017

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According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal have told Alexis Sanchez he can forget about making a £45m move to either Chelsea or Manchester City this summer as the club look to play hardball with the contract rebel.

Alexis is about to enter the final year of his current contract and so far we’ve been unable to agree terms over an extension despite speculation suggesting we’ve put an improved deal on the table worth in excess of £275,000-a-week.

Our Chilean superstar isn’t just concerned about the financial side of things as he wants to be competing for major honours so it’s understandable he’s reluctant to commit to Arsenal considering we finished outside the top four and were embarrassed in the Champions League last season.

Sanchez has always maintained he’s happy in England so it’s no wonder there have been rumours his agent is talking with some of our league rivals about a controversial move this summer.

However, the Daily Mail are one of several papers who are reporting today that Arsenal have made it clear to the 28-year-old that we will refuse to do business with another English club.

The newspaper says Chelsea and Man City are both prepared to pay at least £45m for Sanchez this summer but Arsenal are standing firm and are willing to force Alexis to see out the final year of his deal.

It means that if Sanchez refuses to sign a new deal at the Emirates, then he’ll either have to seal a move abroad to the likes of Juventus or Bayern Munich or run down his contract with Arsenal and leave for nothing next summer.

It’s another ridiculous situation Arsenal have put themselves in and despite all these ‘leaked’ reports in the press, I personally don’t see how the board can allow our most valuable asset to see out the final year of his deal and lose him for nothing.

READ: Arsenal leading chase to sign £35m winger

The fact is, if Sanchez is so desperate to join City or Chelsea then he’ll just join them in 12 months time and we’ll get sod all for him, which will feel a whole lot worse than accepting £45m this summer.

Let’s just pray that if Alexis doesn’t sign a new deal, he’s willing to go to Bayern or Juve because it will be a disaster if he ends up at one of our rivals, whether that be this summer or in 12 months time.

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13 Comments

  1. Danny

    June 13, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    We were happy to take Petr Cech from Chelsea…

  2. John Kelly

    June 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Sell him to Chelsea and bring Diego costa and fabergas to arsenal as part of the deal. 1 costa can score and fabergas can deliver those ASSISTS . Come on Wenger plain as the nose on your face.

    • John Kelly

      June 13, 2017 at 1:33 pm

      Apologies for the amount of repeated messages.

  3. John Kelly

    June 13, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    Costa and Fabergas to arsenal sell Sanchez to Chelsea as part of the deal.1 costa can score fabergas can assist and even score himself and give your fans a lift as plain as the nose on your face Wenger.

  4. John Kelly

    June 13, 2017 at 1:12 pm

    Costa and Fabergas to Arsenal. Sell Sanchez as part of the deal problem up front solved you have a goal scorer and a provider.

  5. Emeka

    June 13, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Lossing $45m for sanchez is a big deal

  6. Jimmy

    June 13, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    We need morata and lukaku

    • monday odogbor

      June 14, 2017 at 3:57 am

      Plz let matic and costa go and luk for good players sanchez

  7. zigzaman

    June 13, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    Chelsea can not sing sanchez when hazard is there,so 4gert abut Chelsea.and sanchez is not a wenesday thusday player take note of that.

  8. fredrick Jilani Akida

    June 13, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    Give us Sanchez and take Costa and fabrigas

  9. Mayowa

    June 13, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    Sanchez should go to chelsea so that his football pattern can come to reality

  10. eritiano

    June 14, 2017 at 6:32 am

    Get Costa and let Sanchez go to Chelsea then you see how it will work out for blues when it comes to counter attack.

  11. obadia cedric

    June 14, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Let sanchez not be forced to remain as arsenal players.let promote his choice either to baryen or juvetus.if I were sanchez i would take just one step to chelsea to obtain lot of awards as the team capable of winning titles

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