The Arsenal supporters who regularly congress here in the Transfer Tavern are hopeful of a successful season during 2016/17, with boss Arsene Wenger seemingly on a last chance saloon to bring silverware to the Emirates Stadium.
The French boss will be under pressure to deliver a major title following 13 successive seasons without winning the Premier League.
Our landlord has spotted some transfer news in the Daily Mail that suggests the Gunners have rejected an ambitious approach from Italian champions Juventus for talismanic forward Alexis Sanchez.
The contingent of Arsenal fans are gathered around one of the booths here in the Tavern and they are still adamant that the 27-year-old remains an important player for the club and are pleased the approach has been rejected.
The Chilean international capped off another decent season by winning the Copa America with his country, after netting 13 Premier League goals last season.
One Arsenal fan is waiting for the Friday evening offering from Euro 2016 to be shown on the big screen in the Tavern and he thinks that Wenger should be building a team around Sanchez, stating that he would be very surprised if he was sold this summer.
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