With the transfer window now open, there is more than ever speculations regarding the future of Alexis Sanchez, the Arsenal striker who is certain to leave the Emirates.
Sanchez’s declination to sign the new contract has been an ongoing turmoil from the last summer and even there was a late bid for Manchester City was also rejected by the Gunners on the deadline day in Summer, but it seems that Arsene Wenger is now admitting that he is helpless now regarding the Sanchez saga.
Arsene Wenger admits for the first time that Sanchez will leave
“It looks like Sanchez will not extend his contract, but we want to keep Jack and if we have an opportunity maybe to keep Ozil, the rebuild will be less deep than if all three left,” Wenger told Sky Sports.
But the questions still remains that where should Sanchez join?
Yes Manchester City have been very much interested and are the front runners, but there still are many clubs that are lurking around to grab the Chilean. PSG, Real Madrid were linked at the past but the latest link is with Manchester United, as various reports saying that Jose Mourinho is ready to land Sanchez at the Old Trafford.
Sanchez has spent three and half seasons at Arsenal so far
And there has been a confusion regarding City’s interest in the past 24 hours, as it is understood that Manchester City are ready to miss out on the Chilean due to transfer fee issues, which will give a free run to United if they want the 29 year old.
United boss Jose Mourinho said Sanchez is a “phenomenal player” on Friday.
“Sanchez is an Arsenal player,” Mourinho added. “I don’t know but probably this weekend he is going to defend Arsenal colours, so I don’t think it’s correct to say things about Alexis Sanchez.”
It is to see who gets the Chilean
Sanchez is still mostly interested to join Manchester City, but the league leaders unwilling to pay around £35 million may curtail his chances to rejoin with former manager Pep Guardiola.
It is to be seen where Sanchez ends up joining but it is for certain that the Chilean will not be an Arsenal player at the start of next season.