Breaking News: Wenger gives latest about star players contract

The star duo are speculated to leave North London at the end of this season


Arsene Wenger spoke to media before the Watford game on Thursday and he faced the inevitable questions about the situation of his star players contracts. Arsene was not that down but wasn’t too optimistic also about whether both Ozil and Sanchez will extend their contract at the Emirates.

Wenger was asked about the recent speculations about the positive vibe regarding Ozil’s contract as his agent reportedly said that the German wizard is happy at Arsenal his contract talks are ongoing. Wenger said that it is a possibility that both Sanchez and Ozil may sign a new deal that the club presents them.

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“That’s my understanding, yes. I always said that the fact that we didn’t find an agreement last year doesn’t mean the player will necessarily leave. Both look happy here and overall I hope that the situation can be turned around,” Wenger replied.

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He also revealed that the deals are not that close and it his nothing close to announce or any official revealing.
Sanchez was poised to join Manchester City on the summer deadline day and at the last moment his move was halted by the Gunners as they couldn’t land Thomas Lemar. Ozil hasn’t also renewed any contract and is also speculated to join Premier League teams next season, most preferably Manchester United.

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But Wenger is still not also completely sure whether his aces will be at Arsenal next season, and that’s why when he was asked if Arsenal would consider selling the players in January, he replied that it is a possibility.

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Arsenal have already lost Alex Oxlade Chamberlain to Liverpool this summer and if they loose both Ozil and the Chilean Alexis Sanchez, it will be a hefty blow for the Gunners title challenges. Gunners travel to their next door London neighbors Watford this Saturday as the Premier League returns after International break.