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Arsenal have been handed a massive blow as Alexis Sanchez confirms he wants to leave the Emirate Stadium this summer as his desire is to play in the Champions League next season.
The Gunners finished fifth in the premier league table, the worst finish since Arsene Wenger took charge at the North London club 21-years ago.
The Chile international grew increasingly frustrated last season as the Gunners once more failed to mount a bid for the title, a matter which became so grave they ended the season outside of the top.
“I want to play in the Champions League,” he told reporters. “The decision isn’t down to me, I need to wait for Arsenal. I’ve made my decision, now I wait for Arsenal’s reply. The idea is to play in and win the Champions League. It is something that I have dreamed about it since I was little.”
Sanchez is in the final 12 months of his contract, meaning if he doesn’t agree terms on a deal he will be able to leave for nothing this time next year. But despite the potential financial loss, this could result in for the Gunners, Arsene Wenger is still keen to rely on the forward in the coming campaign.
Now report claims Sanchez is pushing for a move away from the Emirate Stadium with Manchester City as his