The Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have been in good spirits of late, with our north London locals dancing on the pool tables ever since that dismal loss to Liverpool at the start of the season.
With Mesut Ozil looking increasingly likely to pen a new deal at the Emirates, another of the club’s top stars has seemingly handed Arsene Wenger a boost.
Much has been made about the fitness of Alexis Sanchez ahead of the crunch clash with Manchester United on Saturday, with the forward having been taken along with the Chilean national side for their game with Uruguay.
While the notion of him playing over in South America caused concern for the Gunners propping up the bar, the Daily Telegraph has confirmed the former Barcelona ace got through the World Cup qualifier unscathed.
He notched two goals as the Copa America winners stormed to a 3-1 victory, much to the delight of the Gunners at the bar.
Considering the injury crisis currently dogging Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, the notion of having Sanchez playing in the seismic clash at Old Trafford has delighted the Arsenal fans in the Tavern.
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