Alexis Sanchez Decides Which Club He Wants To Play At

Depending on what kind of Arsenal fan you are it might have been quite a mixed week but that pendulum is about to swing towards bad with the news of Alexis Sanchez picking a new club.

On Sunday Arsenal delighted and frustrated their fans in equal measure with a barnstorming performance against Chelsea to win their third FA Cup in four years.

It must have left Gunners' fans asking why the team couldn't play like that every week but for one day they could leave the annoyance of the season behind and celebrate.

Sorry 'Out' brigade, you've got two more years of this. Image: PA

For some that bubble would have been burst yesterday with the news that this morning Arsene Wenger will sign a new two year contract, admittedly some of them will be happy with that outcome.

However one thing that is sure to unite Arsenal fans is the news that Alexis Sanchez wants to leave the Emirates in order to play in the Champions League.

The Chilean forward is yet to agree a new deal with his current one ending next year and according to The Times today he has chosen Bayern Munich as his preferred destination.

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez

If you can't beat them in the Champions League then why not join them! Image: PA

The stability of the Frenchman sticking around as manager for two years hasn't been enough to persuade the former Barcelona man that Arsenal can compete for league titles.

Juventus, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern have all been linked with a move for Sanchez but it seems his preference is the Bundesliga giants.

Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, whose contract also runs out next summer, have apparently been offered £280,000-a-week to stay at the Emirates but it isn't likely to be enough.

There isn't the same interest in Ozil as there is in his teammate but the report goes on to say the former Real Madrid player also won't be signing his deal.

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil

It looks like Ozil could be joining Sanchez out the door but maybe not for another year. Image: PA

According to the newspaper the World Cup winner is happy to run down his contract for now and see whether Arsenal look like title challengers or leave on a free next summer.

Arsenal will still be hoping to get good money for Sanchez this summer and will be praying for a bidding war between the clubs.

They may prefer to keep Sanchez but £50 million would be nice consolation if they're going to lose him anyway!

Ryan Sidle

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