Arsene Wenger replies when asked about Man United interest in Alexis Sanchez

Annette Crawford
January 14, 2018

"I think it is a good investment", said Conte.

The Arsenal forward appears destined to leave the north London club in January having entered the final six months of his current contract. But we want to keep Jack, and we have an opportunity maybe to keep Ozil.

A host of top English clubs including league leaders Manchester City and their domestic rivals Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Chile global, though the Blues boss has now confirmed that the Londoners will not be part of this.

"If you anticipate the transfer market you become stronger and you make the other team weak".

But United could meet Arsenal's £30m demands for wantaway Sanchez. I think if United were going to buy him, £25million would be an absolute snip.

Mkhitaryan only moved to Old Trafford in 2016, and endured a hard first season in the Premier League.

"But in relation to Alexis Sanchez I don't say a word, the only word I can say is he is a phenomenal player, apart from that an Arsenal player and I feel I shouldn't say much more than this". If UEFA doesn't do anything about that, that's what will happen more and more.

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GETTY Alexandre Lacazette has had to adapt to the intensity of the Premier League

Thomas Lemar was initially Wenger's favourite but Arsenal failed to land him with a £90m bid last August, when Sanchez was on the verge of joining City for £50m.

Commenting on United's Premier League clash against Stoke City, Mourinho said: "We are all happy, we are lucky to play on Monday, which gave us this extra day to get back and tomorrow we are here again".

Wenger also dismissed speculation that he could leave the club himself this summer if Arsenal have another disappointing season.

Sanchez is the sort of match-winner Jose Mourinho's squad clearly lacks at the moment, with City's massive 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League standings [VIDEO] putting pressure on the red-half of Manchester to recruit higher quality attackers.

According to ESPN, City are ready to walk away from a deal basically because they want to pay £20 million, while Arsenal want £35 million.

"And I am not the kind of blind manager.blind in the sense of, this player is untouchable, can never be sold". Is it me in charge or somebody else, you can only do what is best for the club. "And I have great respect for the plan of the others because everyone tries to kill you".

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