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“No Alexis Sanchez & Mesut Ozil exit in January” – Arsene Wenger

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have directly contributed 149 goals between them for Arsenal (Image credit: Reuters)

Manager Arsene Wenger says forward Alexis Sanchez and midfielder Mesut Ozil will be at Arsenal after the January transfer window “unless something unbelievable happens”. The contracts of both players expire at the end of the season. Asked if his gut feeling is they will stay, Wenger replied: “Yes, of course.” The Frenchman also said it is in midfielder Jack Wilshere’s “best interest” to remain ...

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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says forward will return to best


Alexis Sanchez will have no problems reproducing his best form for Arsenal after an “uncomfortable” transfer window, says manager Arsene Wenger. Chile forward Sanchez, 28, came close to joining Manchester City on deadline day, but Wenger has “no doubt about Alexis’ mind and mentality”. Arsenal agreed a £60m deal with City but it depended on them signing Thomas Lemar, who ...

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PFA awards: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku up for two prizes

Everton's Romelu Lukaku has scored 23 goals in the Premier League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku have been nominated for both the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year and young player awards. They join Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on the shortlist for the main prize. Michael Keane, Leroy Sane and Jordan Pickford are up for the young player of the year award, alongside 2016 winner ...

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Alexis Sanchez dropped for Liverpool game after row in training

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Alexis Sanchez had an angry exchange with Arsenal team-mates after leaving training mid-session in the build-up to Saturday’s defeat at Liverpool. The Chilean forward, 28, was confronted by team-mates on their return to the changing room and one of them had to be held back as tempers flared. Sanchez was left out of the starting line-up at Anfield but came ...

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Alexis Sanchez suffers muscle injury on Chile duty

Sanchez won his 100th cap for his country earlier this year (Image credit: AFP)

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has picked up a “low grade muscle injury” on international duty with Chile. Sanchez, 27, will miss Chile’s World Cup qualifier in Colombia on Thursday. But the Chilean team’s medical staff say the former Barcelona player could return for the home game against Uruguay next Tuesday. “He will remain in Santiago, under treatment and in evaluation ...

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Sanchez goal gives Arsenal draw at PSG

Arsenal produced a lot of slick passing but looked shaky at the back as PSG broke through time and again (Image credit: AP)

Alexis Sanchez salvaged a point for Arsenal from their limp Champions League opener at Paris St-Germain. Edinson Cavani glanced PSG ahead after 42 seconds and should have had a hat-trick before half-time, firing wide after rounding David Ospina before slipping to fluff a simple finish. Sanchez rifled in the rebound from Arsenal’s first shot on target. Alex Iwobi might have ...

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