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ARSENE WENGER is set to sit down with Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin this week to discuss their Arsenal futures.

Both players could leave the Emirates this summer under different circumstances.

Right-back Bellerin is tied down long-term until 2023, leaving Arsenal in a strong position this summer.

But Barcelona are determined to re-sign the Spain international.

And according to The Sun, the Catalan giants are increasingly confident of luring Bellerin back from north London.

Sanchez, meanwhile, only has 12 months left on his current deal, and no agreement over an extension is in sight.

Wenger will try to convince the 28-year-old to stay when they have crisis talks before Arsenal leave on Sunday for their pre-season tour of Australia and China.

But the club face an even tougher battle to keep Sanchez.

The Sun add the Chile international has made it clear he will not pen new terms and wants to leave.

Manchester City are desperate to sign Alexis Sanchez from their Premier League rivals, but Wenger has indicated he will not let that happen.

However, the move could still go through, with Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette coming in imminently to potentially fill the void.

While Wenger has less of a hold on Sanchez, the Arsenal boss will apparently tell Bellerin he won’t be will allowed to leave for the Nou Camp.

Talks with Mesut Ozil are said to be ongoing, but there is greater confidence he will sign on and stay.


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