- Alexis Sanchez set for Arsenal return ahead of Community Shield clash with Chelsea
- The Chilean forward flew back to London ahead of his return to the Gunners training
- It was rumoured that the former Barcelona man was in Paris to seal a deal with French giants PSG
Alexis Sanchez is reportedly back to London ahead of his return to Arsenal training.
NAIJ.com understands that Chilean was supposed to report for first-team training on Sunday, July 27 but was unable to make it due to severe illness.
It was rumoured that the former Barcelona man was in Paris to seal a deal with French giants PSG.
The 28-year-old is a top transfer target for rivals Manchester City, Paris Saint Germain and German giants Bayern Munich.
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is expecting the return of Sanchez to training once he recovered fully from his illness.
The French manager is confident that the Chilean international will not be leaving the Emirates this summer.
Wenger said on Saturday. "He has flu, I had him on text [on Friday], he will come back as soon as possible.
"We were in touch with him and his doctor. No basic problem except he should come back tomorrow [Sunday] but now he comes back Tuesday."
Sanchez has only one year in left in his contract with the North London club and Arsenal could risk losing him on a free transfer next summer.
The Gunners are set to battle fierce rivals Chelsea in a Community Shield clash on Sunday, August 6, 2017.
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