Arsene Wenger: “Sanchez will be here next year”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger enjoyed a rare good day at the office today, masterminding the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Manchester City at Wembley, earning a third FA Cup final appearance in four years.

Wenger also had good news to share with Arsenal’s fans, declaring that star forward Alexis Sanchez will be at the club next season, and that the club will do everything in their power to extend his stay in North London. Continue reading

Arsenal stem the rot with long overdue away win

A pair of fine goals by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil allowed Arsenal to halt its streak of consecutive away losses at four with a 2-1 victory over relegation-bound Middlesbrough.

With Arsenal in danger of finishing out of the Premier League top four for the first time in 21 years, manager Arsene Wenger, on Monday made six changes to the line-up that lost last week to Crystal Palace. Continue reading

Ian Wright stirs the pot at Arsenal after Sanchez training row

If he were in forward Alexis Sanchez’s position, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says he would have left capital football club Arsenal.

A row with teammates further singed Sanchez’s reputation while leaving training mid-session prior to Saturday’s loss at Liverpool. As a result, the Chilean was dropped. Continue reading

Arsenal hand trial to Chilean teenager hoping to follow in Sanchez’s footsteps

Arsenal have invited Chilean attacking midfielder Marcelo Allende for what is likely to be his third and final trial at the club this weekend as they lay the groundwork for signing the talented teenager.

Allende, just 17 years of age, is a product of Cobreloa, the same club that Alexis Sanchez once played for and is beginning to already show signs that he has the talent to follow in the footsteps of the senior pro he so idolizes. Continue reading

Oxlade-Chamberlain explains disgruntled Sanchez’s unending desire

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain showed his value to the Gunners with an all action display in a deeper central midfield role as he helped Arsenal thump his former team Southampton 5-0 in the FA Cup.

While ‘The Ox’ is drawing plenty of plaudits for his performance on the pitch today, it is an interview he gave before the match that is likely to be grabbing a lot of attention tomorrow as the young England international gave fans a peek at the mentality of teammate Alexis Sanchez and his desire to be the best in the world. Continue reading

Arsenal open talks over £51 million forward

Arsenal are believed to have opened talks with Borussia Dortmund over the potential summer signing of German international forward Marco Reus as cover for Alexis Sanchez should the Chilean forward continue his contract impasse with the club.

The Metro reports today that Arsenal are prepared to pay as much as £51 million to bring 27 year old Reus to the Emirates, in all likelihood to replace Sanchez, who could well fetch a fee well in excess of that figure should he leave in the summer. Continue reading

Kanu: “‘It is important to keep your best players”

Arsenal legends keep popping out of the woodwork over the last few weeks with advice for either Arsene Wenger or his two main men Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, who are yet to ink new deals to extend their contracts at the Emirates.

The latest to voice his opinion on the lead duo’s prolonged contract saga is Nigerian forward Nwanko Kanu, who won two Premier League titles during his time with the Gunners. Continue reading

Arsenal Coach provides inside news on Sanchez contract talks

As Arsenal fans wait with bated breath on news of Alexis Sanchez’s contract talks, one man who claims to have an inside track on proceedings is former Arsenal legend Robert Pires, who is currently working with the Gunners as a first team coach.

In news that is certainly not going to please Manager Arsene Wenger, Pires has decided to spill the beans on how Sanchez’s contract talks are progressing in an interview with  La Tercera. Continue reading