August 21, 2017

Arsenal block Alexis Sanchez move

Arsenal will only sell Sanchez to a foreign club.

The Chilean striker wants to seal a reunion with Pep Guardiola, but Arsenal will tell their star striker he will not be joining Manchester City.

Alexis Sanchez looked set to join Manchester City, but the situation has taken a turn with Arsenal standing in the way of the move. Arsene Wenger is determined not to repeat the mistakes of the past, which include selling the Gunners’ star players to Premier League rivals.

Therefore, the north London club will tell Sanchez that he will only be sold to a foreign suitor, with Paris Saint-Germain favourites to sign the Chilean.

Alexis Sanchez will not return to London until the end of July, so the situation is unlikely to be resolved before the Gunners take on Chelsea in the Community Shield.

The arrivals of Mbappe or Lacazette would allow Sanchez to leave the Emirates, but Arsenal will remain firm in their decision not to sell the star to an English club. Alexis might see himself forced to see out his contract in London, before moving to Manchester next year on a free transfer.