It’s no longer news that Chelsea are interested in signing Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. What’s news is if Chelsea can actually sign the Chilean superstar.
Sanchez has one year left in his contract with Arsenal, and is yet to extend his deal with the North London club.
Arsene Wenger has often reiterated that he won’t sell the Chilean, but Wenger has now admitted that he might sell Sanchez if he wants to leave.
“This summer, first of all they will stay at the club and hopefully we can extend their contract.
When pressed further on whether either might be sold, Wenger replied “No. You cannot weaken the club and weaken the team. You want to strengthen the team. Unless you find a player of the same calibre and if they absolutely want to leave…
“I believe, at the moment, we’re not on that front. We’re focused on keeping the team together and to see how we can strengthen the team.
“When you sign a contract somewhere, you commit to give your best until the end of the last day of that contract. I would say ‘why should they not give their best?’
“The interest of any player is always to play football and well, even more so at the end of your contact. If you’re a winner, you want to win the game you’re playing.”