While the Arsenal fans and anyone with any care for the club is desperate for Alexis Sanchez to put pen to paper on a new contract and pledge his next few years to the Arsenal cause, the fans of his national side Chile appear to want the exact opposite, or at least some of them do according to an Evening Standard report.
So strongly do some of the Chilean fans feel about what is happening to their star striker under Arsene Wenger in north London, that they are planning to stage a protest aimed at persuading Alexis to give up on the Gunners and move on during the summer transfer window.
The event is scheduled for March 1st which is being organised on Facebook is being called ‘National protest so that Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal’ and it has already got 6000 promised atendees with a lot more showing interest. And somebody on the site involved with the proposed protest has pulled no punches on the under performing club colleagues of the Chilean star.
They wrote, “We Chileans are tired of seeing one of our stars working by himself to make his team get through.
“We don’t want him to play in Madrid, nor return to Barcelona, the truth is that that we don’t give a damn what team he plays for, only that we want to see him fight along with 10 others to achieve results. Not on his own anymore.”
Ouch. If this does go ahead and Alexis is aware of it, will it be the final straw that pushes him away from Arsenal once and for all?