A striker with all the qualities that the Arsenal and Chile international star possesses is not an easy thing to find, so if the Arsenal transfer rumours suggesting that the former Barcelona forward may decide not to accept the offer of a new contract this season, when his current deal will enter its final year, Arsene Wenger may have to try to find one.
At the same time as the Alexis Rumours, Metro is reporting the story that the Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge may also be looking for a new club as Jurgen Klopp has given him little time on the pitch this season and seems to prefer the likes of Firmino and Origi.
Can you see where I am going with this Gooners? What do you think of the idea of Sturridge coming in to replace Sanchez? He perhaps does not offer the same tireless work rate and that burning South American style desire, but he is a class act with great technical ability, pace and finishing power.
The 27-year old is entering his peak years as a player but is still young enough for Wenger to be able to improve his game. THe main concern for me would be his recent injury history, as Arsenal have had more than enough players in the treatment room in recent years.
If Sturridge can prove his fitness, though, do you think he could be the player to replace Alexis if he does leave?