Arsene Wenger yesterday revealed that Alexis Sanchez would return to training for Arsenal on Sunday, and that announcement has been swiftly followed by our star claiming to be ‘sick’.
The French boss yesterday announced that both Alexis and Shkodran Mustafi would return to the squad on Sunday, having had an extended break following their exploits in the Confederations Cup.
The Chile international may well put that date back now, having taken to social media to insist that he is sick, and while poking his bottom lip out… To me that is a sad face…
This story will only move to fuel the speculative fire, with the forward believed to be keen on playing Champions League football, with Paris Saint-Germain currently linked with a move to bring him to France.
Only this week, Arsene Wenger insisted that Alexis would not be leaving the club this summer, whilst claiming that the player had not asked to leave the club either, but his word is being questioned having said similar things about Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri and other players previously.
I don’t see this as coincidence that he has posted this claim less than 24 hours from his return being announced, and his exit needs to happen to be honest.
We need to make sure we sell to a club abroad before we end up paying the price with him joining a rival Premier League club on a free transfer in 12 months time. That would be disastrous.
Does Alexis actually look sick to you? Does this just confirm that he has no intention of returning to play for Arsenal?