French paper rumours regarding this Arsenal star cannot be true!

The situation surrounding Alexis Sanchez’s Arsenal future is something which is well up in the air at the moment. The Chilean has stated he will hold talks with the Gunners at the end of the season and at the moment it is highly anticipated that he will be looking to leave during the summer months.

A number of clubs, including Premier League sides, Chelsea and Manchester City, have reportedly shown an interest in the South American star, but there are a whole host of top European clubs who will be monitoring the situation.

In a rather surprising statement, reports emerging from the French media have suggested that Alexis has already made up his mind that he wants to leave the Gunners and he has made it known where his next possible destinations may be. According to the reports which are covered by the Metro, it is understood that Alexis has listed his top five preferred destinations for next season, two of which are Premier League sides. The report states, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, PSG, Chelsea and Inter Milan make up the striker’s top five.

In my opinion, although he would receive much criticism from the Arsenal fans, a move to Chelsea or City may not be completely off the cards given he will want to win the Premier League during his career stay in England. Both offer good prospects of achieving exactly that. Inter Milan seems like a strange choice next to the rest and given he’s already played in Italy, I find this move unlikely unless it’s someone like Juventus who comes in for him. PSG may offer almost certain success, but it’s in a weak French Ligue 1 and I think Alexis will like to test his competitiveness at a higher level. Bayern Munich is the real worry for me, especially with the likes of Robben and Ribery ageing, but they do have the likes of Coman, Muller and Costa who regularly play on the wing.

Earlier in the week, Alexis was quoted saying: ‘What I want to do now is to finish the season well and then I will sit down with the club to decide what I’m going to do. I’m very happy about [my goal record], but, as always, I demand more from myself. I think that if a player wants to be at the very top, he needs to win the Champions League and league titles. That’s what makes the great players truly great.’

In my opinion that statement is from a man who is clearly frustrated with his teammates and the organisation of the club. Arsenal’s management clearly is not set up to the same standard and expectations that Alexis has and the two certainly don’t have the same goals in mind. I think Alexis would be willing to remain at the Emirates if he can be convinced that the club is taking a step in the right direction, but much like the RVP situation, he needs more than just a manager’s word, he needs to see wholesale changes around the club.

As for the reports in the French media, I find it highly unlikely that Alexis would even bother making such a list up of where he would like to play, let alone have it leaked to the media. Alexis may know in his head whether he intends to leave or not, and if so, where he would like to play. However there is a very slim chance of this ever being picked up on by journalists. In my opinion I see it as nothing more than just further fuelling speculation to add to the fire, in an attempt to begin the stir of the summer transfer rumours.



  1. JembutArsene says:

    Metro is crap. No offense.

    Just another click baits for cash.

    Sanchez certainly will stay, it’s the media that are saying Sanchez wants out.

    But if he wanted to leave, then he can leave, he is not irreplaceable, our club is more important than his ego. Wenger has set the club on this path. It is easier to destroy than to create. Buying success is not so difficult. Maintaining quality without continuous investment needs external wealth funding the club. When the money was not there AW built a wonderful young team but saw it decimated by injury and vultures. It took some tough seasons and changes to start over but prudence allowed us to build slowly and know the club is very strong again. How is that possible if Wenger is so flawed? Wenger explains his position most eloquently.

    1. Muffdiver wants change...not for arsenal...for.the vending machine, I'm thirsty as f### says:

      Bloody hell

      Lol. your new kinda special
      Look forward to your posts 🙂

    2. SoOpa AeoN says:

      Sanchez is replaceable but wenger isn’t huh?

      Flawed thought of a delusional Lad!

  2. JembutArsene says:

    If this article from Telegraph respected journalist Jeremi Wilson is true, then EAT YOUR HEART OUT, MOANERS.

    Quotes: “Arsenal to tell Arsene Wenger they have no plans to restrict his power.”

    Arsenal are ready to reassure Arsene Wenger that their plans for change are not about undermining or restricting the core power of the manager. There are still many details to work through and issues of staffing are likely to be especially critical, with Wenger having also made it clear that the departure of any of his core backroom team against his will would represent a red line.”



    1. SoOpa AeoN says:

      Metro is crap, but Telegraph isn’t


      Flawed thought of a Delusional Lad!

  3. ThirdManJW says:

    If Sanchez does leave (very likely), I will wish him well, and thank him for practically carrying the club on his shoulders for the last three years. The guy must have won our MOTM almost every game this season!

    The club has let him down, Wenger has let him down, even some of his own team mates have let him down (with what happened before he was dropped against Liverpool.) This is a guy that hates losing, and doesn’t accept second best, sadly his philosophy doesn’t sit well with others at the club.

    He’ll be a huge lose for us, and a massive gain for another club. Very difficult to replace a player like him, especially for such an unambitious club, and manager combination.

    1. JembutArsene says:

      You moaners, let Arsene down.

      1. ThirdManJW says:

        I’d rather be a moaner, than a delusional fan that doesn’t mind seeing Arsenal regress, just as long as their God Wenger stays in charge!

        Real fans will always put their club first before any individual.

        1. JembutArsene says:

          Real fans supporting through thick and thin and not just a glory bunter.

          1. ThirdManJW says:

            Fans always support through thick and thin, but doesn’t mean they do not want change when it’s needed, and will not act upon it to try and save their respective clubs. Just ask Charlton, and Coventry fans.

          2. Break-on-through says:

            No thick or thin, it’s been a half chub for years, lol.

          3. Muffdiver wants change...not for arsenal...for.the vending machine, I'm thirsty as f### says:

            Real fans have supported through thick and thin for decades,they have travelled round Europe and paid highest prices in world football all done under the pretense of a promise that hasn’t been kept

            While u have done nothing but turn on your pc.
            There opinion is as relevant as yours sir if not more.

          4. ks-gunner says:

            Srry muffin man, did post the comment at the wrong place

          5. Break-on-through says:

            Now they are trying to tell us that because of other incomes the stadium money isn’t making the difference we thought it was gonna make. With huge shirt and sponsor deals and more telly money than ever they are saying it puts everyone in a good financial position. Let me guess, it might have something to do with Spu Che Liv and Wham not going ten years bleating on about poverty and bills. Arsenal should be ashamed of how the fans got treated, everyone bought into it, then they took us for a longer ride.

  4. Goonerboy says:

    I miss him already as he looks like he is gone until his masterclass to give us the opening goal against S’oton… i still have a little hope he will stay…
    As for the article saying the rumors might not be true, well, there are elements of truth in every rumor…the fact is Sanchez wants more than he is getting at Arsenal, that is, he wants more money and at the same time wants more ambition and trophies to go with…

    the summer cant come soon enough, this drama have to end quickly…

    1. Break-on-through says:

      One of our problems is that we have about 90 to 100m to spend before sales. These days that gets you one of the best strikers. Liv and Tott spent 100m 4 or five seasons back when it was still allot of money, and they couldn’t make a dent back then, what chance have we got. If Alexis goes which is most likely I can’t see us getting a player, as good as him, with that same money.

      Our only chance is for Wenger to have a first team that is not a constant injury worry. So he needs to realise a few things. He changed the system and moved Oxlade back out wide, because he knows we are weak defending out there, this needs to help him make up his mind on who goes and who stays. We have two players asking to break the bank, one has shown why we should while the other has shown why we should not, this needs to come into his thinking. Then when that is all sorted, maybe then if we can recruit well, then maybe we have a shot.

  5. Fatboy Gooney says:

    Sanchez wants to leave and I very much doubt that a club like Arsenal would force him to see out the remainder of his contract when there’s far too much money at stake to lose for the sake of keeping an unhappy player at the club. It makes good sense that B.Munich are top of his so called list, since Wenger would prefer selling him abroad rather than joining a premier league rival. Sanchez is competitive and would relish the Ego battle with fellow international teammate Vidal, at Munich, as well as winning titles there.

  6. Nebsy says:

    What Sanchez said about what makes a great player great is exactly why he won’t extend his contract with Arsenal.
    I’m telling you, he’s the last ambitious mature player that will ever play for Arsenal under Kroenke.
    All we can hope for are Bellerins and Holdings of the world to join us. And, as Sanchez, as soon as they mature, they’ll bugger off, trying to find their place in football history.
    So, I’m urging all Arsenal fans not to get disappointed next season and the season after it and the season after it, as this is all that we can amount to as a club under a greedy yank without footballing ambitions.
    New Gooners chant: “Come on Dangote, buy the club already! CODBTCA!”

    1. Fatboy Gooney says:

      Yup,That’s what it needs, a true Arsenal fan owning the club?… But that would never happen with Dangote because there’s too many racialist faces involved, who will prevent that sale from happening. Hey, they wouldn’t even give a place amongst the Board to our 2nd biggest shareholder and his Russian.?

      1. Nebsy says:

        Money talks, my friend. Lizard people that rule Arsenal now will not resist the urge to lick and copulate with those billions of pounds pouring from Dangote’s oil rig. All the racialist slur will disappear, once Dagnote starts sticking billion pound bills up their fins and petting their lizard heads with black-gold-stained hands.
        He said in an interview a few years ago that he was in talks to buy Kroenke out, but the price was ridiculous. His oil business has started this year, I believe. And I have a theory that he’ll have ridiculous amounts of money at his disposal somewhere around 2020. That’s less than what we’ve waited for the FA cup in 2013/14.
        Wishful thinking, but one has to hold on to something.

  7. G-Rude says:

    Sanchez will leave. Of that there is no doubt….

  8. Break-on-through says:

    I’d say Juventus too, look who they are using in Alexis position, Mandzukic. Alexis would slot in beside Dybala and we’d be thinking why on earth did we go with Ozil. Bayern would be another one, they have aging wide players, I can see one of these two clubs being the winners to his signature should he leave. PSG have done us no favors over the years, they continually go after players we look at, we used to have a relationship with them but not any more.

  9. citrenoogeht says:

    I personally do not think it is a done deal that Sanchez will leave at the end of the season. I think that Sanchez’s decision, regarding his future rests on two pivotal circumstances. Forgive me for stating the obvious but these are:

    1) Making it into the top four.
    2) Arsenal demonstrating its ambition by offering Sanchez a package that meets his monetary value and shows that Arsenal will also strengthen appropriately in the required areas.

    1. SynthiagoCazorla_Hvmam_Machine says:

      “1) Making it into the top four.
      2) Arsenal demonstrating its ambition by offering Sanchez a package that meets his monetary value and shows that Arsenal will also strengthen appropriately in the required areas.”

      Yes. It’s very likely he will consider staying if those conditions are met.

      But I am certain of one thing: Arsenal under Wenger will never ever ever ever meet either of those conditions.

  10. Frank says:

    I have actually been thinking, what if Sanchez goes to Chelsea. There will be riots but I would actually consider the move if they threw in Willian. Willian and £25mil might be a good deal.

    1. Hon Aristo says:

      More like William and 60 million before we sit down to talk.

  11. Ronny says:

    He’s gone get used to it!
    Can anyone blame him?

  12. Ronny says:

    William and 25m? Lol.
    We’d be lucky!

    1. Frank says:

      Ha I don’t know. If Sanchez is worth say 60mil, what is Willian worth?

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