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Former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has revealed how the Arsenal players felt about Alexis Sanchez.
The forward refused to sign a new contract with the Gunners and was eventually allowed to join Manchester United in a swap deal including Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
And Gerrard has claimed that Sanchez was “toxic” around the club and it was a good job they granted his leaving wish.
“With Sanchez going, it seemed to me that it was going toxic in the dressing room,” Gerrard told BT Sport.
“I think all of the players might have gone into their shell with all of the problems he was causing.
“It is a clean slate and everybody else might get a bit of confidence from that.”