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

10-man Arsenal snatch dramatic late winner against Burnley

It was a typical Sunday afternoon for Arsenal fans at the Emirates, put through the wringer emotionally by the side they love, and rescued right at the death by Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez, who despite missing 3 of his last 4 penalties showed the calmness and petulance that one has come to expect with greatness as he stroked home the winner for the home team in the 98th minute of the game.

The opening hour of the match is exactly what one has come to expect from Arsenal over the years, dominate the contest but struggle to break down a well oiled defence at home. Continue reading

Arsenal legend makes sensational claim regarding club fan favourite

Arsenal great Thierry Henry has doubts about the long term future of club star Alexis Sanchez at the Emirates Stadium.

The Frenchman was quoted telling Sky Sports: “I want him [Sanchez] to sign, everybody wants him to sign. That’s a tricky one for the club. That’s why you have guys there to be able to deal with that… If he ever leaves then you would think the likes of Bayern are going to come, Paris Saint-Germain. Maybe joining his friend [Arturo] Vidal at Bayern Munich so we’ll see. But stay… don’t listen to anyone, find a way, stay!”

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