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Would Alexis Sanchez ever return to Arsenal? 0

Posted on March 23, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While it’s been a few months now since Alexis Sanchez made the switch from North London to Manchester, the whole situation still feels a little unfinished. The Chilean clearly isn’t having the best time at Old Trafford despite an initially bright start, and this international break has allowed the media to throw this story back into the limelight once again.

It’s a seemingly never-ending saga and, seeing as we’re an Arsenal-based site, it seems only logical to consider the following as a possibility – Alexis Sanchez returning to play for the Gunners in the future.

False hope?

Manchester United set to make a move for Arsenal midfielder 0

Posted on March 20, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Star, Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho could make a summer move for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

The Wales midfielder will have just 12 months left on his contract this summer. The Gunners hierarchy are reportedly looking to avoid another contract wrangle resulting in losing a player for less than his actual value, like the Alexis Sanchez situation in January.

Ramsey likely to want a wage rise

The clubs reluctance to get into another Sanchez situation could lead to selling the star in the summer, rather than losing him for absolutely nothing the following summer.

Sanchez opens up about Wenger’s attempts to keep him at Arsenal 0

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The seemingly never-ending saga of Alexis Sanchez’s departure from Arsenal has another new chapter, as the Chilean superstar has revealed what Arsene Wenger said when attempting to convince him to stay at the Emirates.

According to Daily Mirror, Sanchez recently did an interview with a television station in Chile which is when the comments were made. The 29-year-old was with Arsenal for four years prior to making the switch over to Old Trafford in January.

“He was very fond of me and he didn’t want to let me go,” said Sanchez.

The January transfer window has been a success for Arsenal 0

Posted on February 01, 2018 by David Nugent

The January transfer window has closed and all Arsenal’s deals are done. For me, the January transfer window has been a success for the Gunners. Too many players at the club were complacent, unhappy or just good enough.

Instead of those aforementioned players, Arsenal have brought in two players that under the right conditions could be key players for the club.

Walcott, Sanchez and Giroud sold

The fact that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has decided to allow Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud leave the club in January shows that the veteran Frenchman is determined to overhaul the team.

Huge News: Mesut Ozil set to sign new Arsenal contract 0

Posted on January 31, 2018 by Milos Markovic

German international Mesut Ozil will put pen to paper on a new contract with Arsenal in the coming days after agreeing terms with the Gunners, according to reports in German media outlet Bild.

Ozil was expected to follow Alexis Sanchez on his way out of the Emirates Stadium this month but is said to have been impressed with the club’s reaction and is determined to remain at the club to ‘link up with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’.

Gabon international striker and wantaway Borussia Dortmund hot-shot is already in London to wrap up his £55 million move from the Bundesliga side and the ambition Arsenal displayed by grabbing a world-class striker this January is said to have convinced Mesut Ozil to remain in London.

Arsenal still confident they can sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 0

Posted on January 28, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal are reportedly confident that they can still sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund as the Premier League side look to add more firepower to the team after they lost Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United.

The protracted transfer saga of Alexis Sanchez was finally resolved this week as he made the switch to Manchester United. The forward had been tipped to rejoin his former-Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, but this move never came about, with the player instead signing for Manchester United instead.

Could improved team spirit lead to a top-four finish for Arsenal? 0

Posted on January 27, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal have not been known for their character and team spirit in recent years. In fact, there seems to have been tension in the Gunners dressing room in recent years. The doubts over the futures of star player Alexis Sanchez must have had an effect.

An end to the Sanchez saga a relief

As good a player as Alexis Sanchez is, his presence at the club may have harmed team spirit in recent months. It seemed obviously he wanted to leave the club and his exit seems to have lifted a cloud over the club and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

Arsene Wenger has admitted losing Alexis Sanchez will help his team ‘get on’ 0

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsene Wenger has admitted that losing Alexis Sanchez will help his side ‘get on’. The forward sealed a move to Manchester United this week and it has brought to an end a very testing transfer saga for the Premier League side, with Arsenal now looking to the future following his departure.

Arsenal were able to defeat Chelsea in a 2-1 win in the semi-final of the EFL Cup. Eden Hazard struck early on to put the home side under a massive amount of pressure, but Nacho Monreal’s header was deflected a number of times before finding the back of the net.

Mohamed Elneny aims a shot at Alexis Sanchez 1

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny has aimed a shot at Alexis Sanchez after the star joined Manchester United. The comment was made following the Gunners’ semi-final win over Chelsea in the EFL Cup semi-final.

Arsenal were able to come back from an early goal from Eden Hazard to progress to the final of the EFL Cup. Nacho Monreal saw his header take a number of deflections before it found the back of the net, before Granit Xhaka poked home to win the game for the home side.

Mesut Ozil a transfer target for Manchester United 0

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is reportedly a transfer target of Manchester United as Jose Mourinho’s side continues to test their Premier League rival’s resolve over their best players. Alexis Sanchez sealed his move earlier in the week, and his former-teammate in Ozil could follow him to Old Trafford.

The biggest saga of the January transfer window finally ended this week as Alexis Sanchez sealed his switch to Manchester United. Many had suspected he might join up with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City instead, but this move did not ever materialise, and he will instead be wearing the red of Manchester United from this point onwards.



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