Amid rumours that Chelsea will be knocking on Arsenal’s door this summer asking for Alexis Sánchez, the Chilean made some comments that could be perceived as a signal of… availability.
I’d like to stay in the city, but for a team that is winning, that has a winning mentality
the Gunners’ star told El Gráfico, and he didn’t stop there.
I am happy in London and I hope to finish my contract with Arsenal. Hopefully Arsenal can push to win the big titles
the Chilean added, as if saying that he would only consider to sign a new deal with Arsenal if they strengthened the squad with players who have a winning mentality.
I’m 28, I still have a lot ahead of me. I take great care of myself
Sánchez went on saying, another line that could be seen as a message to Arsenal to continue building around him a team that will finally challenge for the title until the end of the season, and, maybe, go all the way.
His contract expires in May 2018, which means that if Arsenal really want to keep hold of their most valuable player, they need to prove it to him this very summer. If not, moving to Chelsea would keep him to the city he says he would like to stay…