Sanchez ‘Flying To London’ To Complete £32m Arsenal Move – Report

By on July 8, 2014

Some interesting reports coming out of Italy this morning suggesting that Alexis Sanchez is now en route to London to complete his £32m move to Arsenal after rejecting Liverpool, Juventus and AC Milan.

We’ve been leading the chase for Sanchez after it become apparent he would be leaving Barcelona this summer and although Liverpool were keen to include him as part of the Luis Suarez deal, the Liverpool Echo announced last night that the Merseysiders had admitted defeat in their pursuit after the 25-year-old’s agents had informed them the attacker has chosen to join Arsenal.

While this news was met with delight by Arsenal fans, many were still worried about a late hijack attempt from Serie A. It seems our fears were well placed as the Metro are citing reports from Italy that claim both Juve and AC Milan made last ditch offers to try and derail our move, but thankfully Sanchez has rejected their advances and is now apparently flying over to London to complete his switch to the Emirates.

Reports over the weekend suggested that we’d met Barca’s £32m asking price and had agreed personal terms ‘in principal’ with the player, so if all this is true, then we’re on the verge of completing a sensational coup.

Sanchez will transform our attack by adding some much-needed pace – something we clearly lacked without Walcott and The Ox for large parts of last season – and he’ll also bring a real goal threat in the final third.

I’m still trying not to get ahead of myself, but it really does seem that barring any last minute catastrophe, Sanchez will become an Arsenal player over the coming days. Here’s hoping…..


  1. beje

    July 8, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Excited and hopeful but not too hasty to celebration.

  2. ButtFlaps

    July 8, 2014 at 11:17 am

    With õzil pass to Sanches and Walshot we will to be Premium League Champions for sure!!!

  3. ButtFlaps

    July 8, 2014 at 11:18 am

    p.s. Girod to bench

  4. Oluwadiya Ajibare

    July 8, 2014 at 11:19 am

    Welcome, welcome, welcome Alexis Sanchez. Alexis and Arsenal made from heaven. Go for goals and it is going to be goal galore for Alexis the dream. Premiership, Arsenal is here to challenge to win the trophy this season. No shaking.

    Thank you Arsene Wenger for Alexis’s reality in Arsenal FC.

  5. sir_Chimdi

    July 8, 2014 at 11:21 am

    I’d believe it when Arsenal.com announces it but meanwhile it’s exciting time for afc fans as business seems done on time dis summer probably bearing in mind Emirates cup & community shield with city

  6. Monsiano

    July 8, 2014 at 11:22 am

    We have no reason to believed any transfer rumour from arsenal because all this rumour wiill endup untrue.

  7. Dutakol

    July 8, 2014 at 11:42 am

    with ozil pass n thomas to sancez he will be goal score ## welcome welcome welcome home ## thank wanger

  8. Roland C Rozario

    July 8, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Eagerly awaiting confirmation from Arsenal / Wenger on the targets of both Debuchy and Sanchez and hopefully even Bender, Ospina… for now at least!

    • tobi

      July 8, 2014 at 12:38 pm

      You can say that again#buzzing.

  9. Ebuka

    July 8, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Dis will be a statement

  10. Paullolastic

    July 8, 2014 at 11:52 am

    This is good news,, but still waiting for it to be comfirm by Arsenal.com. #Arsenalfc. #Paullolastic. @Paullolastic. Paullolastic.com.

  11. osman

    July 8, 2014 at 11:52 am

    comeing quickly
    most wellcome


    July 8, 2014 at 11:55 am


  13. james

    July 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Yesss!!!, welcm alexis.nw arsene in 2ru action

  14. Akande isreal

    July 8, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    This is a good news but i we wait till the deal is annouced

  15. oluwambeokunsanmi

    July 8, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Happy news an great indeed welcome 2 emirate ,once more wenger we need angel di maria am mathieu valbuena

  16. abba

    July 8, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Still jubilating because all players link to arsenal are high profile.hope to see official confirmation

  17. Nyadroh felix

    July 8, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    I jx hope dis news real

  18. Stiff Munguyi

    July 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    Woooo viva goonerz
    Alexy U R Our Hero

  19. ibraheem

    July 8, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Honesty is the best policy, if this issue is reality no one among the arsenal fans will not happy with this.

  20. notasgoodaspires

    July 8, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    utter tosh..just like higuin flew into london last year!!! if its on a web site is rubbish as arsenal dont talk about transfers.. think cheaper and not a name and you will be nearer to the truth its just web hits and paper buying silly season as with have a few pence to spend.

  21. tobi

    July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    I’ll only believe when I see him holding the Arsenal shirt!

  22. don

    July 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Lol……all dis are ruumor for your latest arsenal transfer news follow @donsupernews on twitter

  23. Gyenin

    July 8, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    wel dan wenger.U rly mke me hpy,I hv been waiting to hrrr diz

  24. Smokinggun

    July 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    This reminds me of something…thats it i’ve got it,higuain hasn’t landed yet

  25. Samuel igburu

    July 8, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    though I am fill with joy but still keep my fingers crossed. up gunners.

  26. sanchez ok

    July 8, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Am not really sure how he rejected liverpool if we never put a bid in! Am happy with are signings at the moment and happy that sanchez is not coming to anfield dont want players who 100% dont want to play tor the club, ok player never the less, arsenal need the right 2 more players to be challenging come may

  27. Ken Oriakhi

    July 9, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Hmmmmm! Could this be true?

  28. dj fm peacock

    July 9, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    I pray wenger dd nt faking us.

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