In the torrid season of Arsenal Football Club, it appears things are about to get even worse for the Gunners fans here in the Transfer Tavern.
Star forward, Alexis Sanchez, looks like he could be about to leave the club.
Gunners chiefs are fearful of incoming bids from Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester City, and are pushing the Chilean towards a move to French giants PSG if they cannot agree a new deal with the player.
Sanchez has been integral to the Arsenal side since he linked up with the team from Barcelona in 2014, and has scored 47 goals in 94 games.
Not a bad return for a player who has often been deployed out wide.
Sanchez is one of Arsenal’s truly world class players, and the Emirates side would struggle to replace him, especially if they fail to qualify for the Champions League.
Arsenal are an extremely wealthy club and will have to back Wenger in the transfer market whether Sanchez stays or not.
Without Champions League football though, the French gaffer will have to look away from Europe’s established stars to the more uncut jewels of the European game.
Here we take a look at a potential replacement for Sanchez, as well as a couple of other diamonds in the rough that Wenger may look to target this summer…
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