Chilean national team’s official twitter account has fuelled speculation surrounding star man Alexis Sanchez’s future, by listing him as a Bayern Munich player.
Chile recently announced their squad for their upcoming Confederations Cup group fixtures against Germany, Australia, and Cameroon, which will be played in Russia come summer. However, while doing so, their twitter account ended up making a huge mistake, by listing their talisman, Alexis Sanchez, as a Bayern Munich player.
The mistake was soon corrected, but that did not stop several news outlets from fuelling the speculation that has been linking the Gunners’ star with a summer switch to Bayern Munich for quite some time.
Sanchez has evidently grown increasingly frustrated with life at the Emirates, and his failure to commit his future to the North London outfit by signing a new contract has surely spoken volumes about his current state at the club.
The former Barcelona man only has a year more left on his current contract, and unless Arsene Wenger agrees to part ways with the Chilean this summer, the 28-year-old could end up leaving Arsenal for free in the summer of 2018.
Despite Wenger’s reluctance to sell the forward, who has scored 29 goals for the Premier League giants this season, a huge offer from Bayern Munich is expected for Alexis, which could possibly end up convincing the French tactician to let go of his prized asset.
As per recent reports from El Mercurio, the reigning Bundesliga Champions are set to submit a bid worth £50 million for Sanchez’s services, along with a contract offer that would see the star man earn £11m-per-season.
It remains to be seen how this transfer saga eventually pans out, but as of now, Alexis will definitely be focused on Arsenal’s upcoming clash against Chelsea in the FA Cup final – a game which could turn out to be his last for the Gunners.
Written by Kunal Kambli
An introverted grammar pedantic who worships football and loves writing about it. Part of the BlameFootball team since 2016.