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Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal for another year was something fans thought they wouldn’t see as the player’s transfer saga continues to take a twist nearly every day. However, after the player met with Arsene Wenger this week, it looks like he will be with the club for another season.

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Sanchez is staying at Arsenal and has been told that a move to Manchester City or Chelsea will not happen this summer. The Chilean returned to the club from his summer break on Tuesday, and Arsene Wenger has already told him a transfer away from the Emirates will not happen.

Despite having just 12 months left on his Arsenal deal, Wenger does not want to sell Sanchez to a direct rival. Sanchez staying at Arsenal for another season will be met with plenty of optimism by supporters. Many were resigned to losing the Chilean ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Sanchez had been dreaming of a move to Manchester City to once again hook up with former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola. The two will have to wait another year, or at least until January, for a move to happen.

Sanchez will be allowed to walk away for free in a year’s time, unless Arsenal can come to terms with him over a new contract. According to reports from the Metro, Wenger could still be swayed into selling the attacking midfielder, but only to a team outside of England.