Alexis Sanchez has given the clearest indication to date regarding his future and it looks like bad news for Arsenal fans who want him to stay at the club.
The Chilean striker, speaking to Radio Sport Chile in his homeland, reiterated that he wants to play in the Champions League next season and said that he’s told Arsenal what he wants to do.
I want to play in the Champions League. The decision isn’t down to me, I need to wait for Arsenal. I’ve made my decision, now I wait for Arsenal’s reply. The idea is to play and win the Champions League. I’ve dreamt about it since I was a kid.
In normal circumstances, a club would refuse to sell their best player but in this case, things are a bit different as Alexis is about to enter the final year of his deal so Arsenal risk losing him for free next summer if they don’t sell him or tie him down to a new deal