Alexis Sanchez has made up his mind where he will play next season but the attacker would not say if she would still be at the Arsenal.
Sanchez has a year left on his contract and has given no indication that it is ready to sign another, in spite of the Arsenal of the desperation to tie him down.
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Manchester City lead the clubs who want to Sánchez and they are convinced that the signing of the 28 year-old, for about 50 million pounds. The city to believe that they have the means to beat Arsenal in terms of salary.
Sánchez is playing in the Confederations Cup in Russia, where Chile will play Germany in the final Sunday. It has been featured for an interview on Friday, alongside his team-mate Claudio Bravo, who plays in the City.
Sánchez has been asked whether it would be a club-mate of Bravo for the next season. “Good question,” he replied. “At this moment, I am focused on the Confederations Cup. When this is finished, I’ll see if I stay or if I leave. I don’t know.” He added: “It is clear that [in my mind, but I can’t tell you anything.”
Sánchez was later interviewed by Sky Sports, and the chances of him staying at Arsenal. “I don’t know my friend, I don’t know,” he said.
The nightmare scenario for Arsenal would be losing Sanchez, their top scorer and the undoubted star, a rival to the Premier League, but the City manager, Pep Guardiola, has some pull in this case. He brought Sánchez from Udinese to Barcelona in the summer of 2011 and worked with him there is a season.