It could just be one of the many Arsenal transfer rumours we see all the time that claim one thing while actually holding less water than a sieve, but if not then Arsenal fans have cause to be very worried indeed and if the transfer of our Chile international striker Alexis Sanchez to the Italian champions Juventus really does happen this summer then all that anger towards Arsene Wenger and his transfer policy will soon rear it’s ugly head once more.
The story reported by Metro and coming from the Italian media is that Fernando Felicevich who is the agent of the Chilean striker has let it be known that his client wants a transfer away from north London this summer.
This has apparently alerted the people at Juventus and so the Turin club is set to offer a fairly paltry £25 million for one of the best players in the Premier League. While this transfer offer is very unlikely to be taken up by Arsenal, it is worrying if Alexis wants to leave, as we were hoping for him to sign an extension to the current contract which at the moment has just two years left to run.
If the reports are true then you have to ask the question about why the player wants to leave and the main reason I can see is that he is not convinced that Wenger and Arsenal share his ambition for trophy success. With the way that our transfer action is going so far compared to our Premier League rivals, could you really blame him?