Having watched their title hopes take a bitter old blow during midweek’s dismal loss to Everton at Goodison Park, the Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have been drowning their sorrows.
It’s not been easy for the Gunners propping up the bar, who’ve watched the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City win to pile pressure on their shoulders.
So, you can imagine just how frustrated they are to read reports from the Sun.
For they claim star forward Alexis Sanchez could be offered an eye-watering sum to quit the Emirates and move to the mega-wealthy Chinese Super League.
He, along with teammate Mesut Ozil, are currently undergoing contract talks with top brass in north London as their respective deals begin to enter their final 18 months.
Either leaving the club would be a huge dent both on and off the pitch, such is their standing in the world game.
So, the Arsenal faithful in today are gutted to read suggestions former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is plotting a move for his compatriot.
Now in charge of Hebei China Fortune, the Premier Leauge-winning coach is understood to be eager to bring the 27-year-old to the Far East.
He currently has the likes of Gervinho and ex-PSG man Ezequiel Lavezzi in his ranks, with the latter thought to be on around £493k-per-week.
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