The summer transfer market is now behind us but we have to keep our best players for the foreseable future as we continue to build a winning team.
According to latest reports, Alexis Sanchez has given Arsenal a condition that will make him extend his stay at the Emirates beyond 2018 as speculations over his future rumbles on.
It’s claimed that the former Udinese and Barcelona star wants an extra £35,000-a-week in order to renew, which would take him up to a package of £175,000-a-week.
Alexis, who joined Arsenal from Barcelona in the summer of 2014 has just two years left on his contract. He is about the best player for Arsenal and we cannot afford to let him leave.’
However, Wenger confirmed that talks for contract extension will begin soon as he looks to secure Ozil and Sanchez.
“Ozil and Sanchez, yes we are going to start contract negotiations with them.”
Sanchez has scored 43 goals in 97 appearances for the Gunners, and helped them snatch a point away at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday night.