- Sources in Chile claim Alexis Sanchez will submit a transfer request
- The Chilean wants to rejoin former boss Pep Guardiola at Manchester City
- However he will wait for Arsenal to first offer him a new contract
Alexis Sanchez will ask boss Arsene Wenger offer him deal first but is prepared to make his desire to leave official by submitting a transfer request.
According to the Mirror, Sanchez will submit a request if Wenger refuses his plea to leave the Emirates on good terms.
The Chilean is currently battling a flu which at first was thought to be a ruse to join City however doctor from Arsenal have confirmed he is really sick.
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The desire to link up again with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola is thought to be a major reason why Sanchez favour a move.
He demands to be paid £400,000 a week has forced Bayern Munich and PSG to pull out of a race despite Wenger insistence that his star striker will not be sold – even for £50m.
NAIJ.com gathered that Arsenal will offer the player a one-year contract at £300,000 a week and a promise to review the situation next summer.
Sanchez did not take part in Saturday’s 5-2 Emirates Cup victory over Benfica in which Alex Iwobi and Theo Walcott were among the goalscorers for the Gunners.
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