Wenger: Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal action this week

Share
Wenger: Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal action this week

Sanchez was due back at Arsenal on Sunday, but his return to England has been delayed by at least 48 hours after he caught the flu, revealing the illness with an social media picture of himself huddled under a blanket with the caption "sick".

However, Monaco owner Vadim Vasilyev has reportedly had enough of selling for one summer, meaning Arsenal may now be forced to abandon their pursuit of Lemar and look elsewhere as Arsene Wenger attempts to build a squad capable of returning the Gunners to the Champions League.

"There's no development - he is staying, of course".

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said many times that he would refuse to sell Sanchez and rather see the former Barcelona man leave on a free transfer when his contract expires.

"We have been in touch with both him and his doctor and he will be back as soon as possible", said Wenger after this comfortable victory before categorically stating: "He is staying".

Sanchez is in the final year of his contract at Arsenal and has been repeatedly linked with a move to Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain. "That's why I prefer my side [of the story]".

But captain Mertesacker, speaking after Arsenal's 5-2 Emirates Cup win over Benfica told reporters: "I think everyone wants him to stay because he's a player with the X-factor and in the last season he has played some incredible games and he was our dominant goalscorer". He's flying back as soon as he's in a position to fly back - he has the flu. It is a secret conversation.

Wenger also refused to say if he would make another bid for £50 million-rated ($65 million, 56 million euro) Monaco winger Thomas Lemar after having several offers rejected. We speak in English.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

Senators plan legislation to insulate Mueller from firing
Graham is now investigating Russian meddling in his role leading the Judiciary panel's subcommittee on crime and terrorism, along with Democratic Sen.

Police officer helps girl search home for monsters
Although Bonday had reportedly never been on a monster hunt before, he agreed to assist in the investigation. The police officer joined Sidney on a walk through the family's home with a flashlight.

'Dunkirk' edges out 'The Emoji Movie' to win the weekend box office
Sony can't complain with the movie's performance, which could have been disastrous. The Emoji Movie raked in $25.6 million in its opening weekend.

US Finally Ends Laptop Ban Due To 'Enhanced Security Measures In Place'
KELLY: We tested it on a real airplane on the ground, pressurized. But this isn't the end for scrutiny of devices on airplanes. And to say the least, it destroyed the airplane.

Darron Gibson gives expletive-laden attack on Sunderland team-mates
The rest of them f**king don't though, the rest of them don't. There are too many people at the club who don't give a f-. Sunderland fans - what do you make of the video?

US Vice President to visit Georgia tomorrow
The U.S. military displayed Patriot missiles in Lithuania earlier this month after having used them in an exercise there. Kelly said Pence's visit will be a strong message that USA supports Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Angelina Jolie denies 'child abuse' in First They Killed My Father auditions
The children were also asked to pretend they had been caught and had to come up with a lie. Jolie's reps did not immediately respond to request for comment.

Jordanians demand closure of Israeli embassy, cancellation of peace treaty
The investigation is being overseen by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan, according to Ynet. A second Jordanian national، reportedly the security guard's landlord، was also killed.

Inter Milan Spot Chelsea An Astounding 50-Yard Own Goal, Win Anyway
Roberto Gagliardini was the next to test Courtois and blazed narrowly wide as Batshuayi looked like Chelsea's biggest goal threat. Thibaut Courtois saved the spot-kick, but Jovetic pounced on the rebound to give his side the lead.

Hunt for armed man continues; police ID woman
Nguyen then led police on a chase before crashing his vehicle in a swamp and fleeing on foot into a senior living center. Police began pursuing Nguyen as a suspect in that robbery, but he fled and crashed his vehicle in a swamp.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.