Ozil, Sanchez want to stay at Arsenal, says Wenger

However, Wenger says Sanchez's comments were positive and remains his future is not an immediate concern for Arsenal.

So it is hardly a surprise that all and sundry have leaped on the comments of the Arsenal and Chile worldwide star Alexis Sanchez this week, interpreting his comments to mean that he wants to sign for Chelsea, even though our striker said nothing about Antonio Conte or his team and nothing about leaving the Gunners.

And Wenger thinks his key man his happy in north London.

"But overall we have to be very cautious when people give interviews in their home countries as the interpretation is not always what they wanted to say". I don't see anything in that - he said he wants to win the championship, that's what everybody wants.

Sanchez has stroppped on the sidelines when taken off, has barked at teammates when he feels they are underperforming, has fought in training, splintering the squad and forcing Wenger to drop him for the first half of the crucial trip to Anfield, and has now added public comments stirring reports that he may join Arsenal's greatest rivals. Given the fact that the Argentine has one more year to win trophies, Sanchez fits the bill for success now rather than building for the future.

Sanchez is in his third season at Arsenal following a £35m move from Barcelona in 2014.

Bayern Munich, however, are not the only club interested in signing the 28-year-old who is a long time target of José Mourinho.

"I personally believe both of them want to stay and I hope the club will find an agreement with them", said Wenger. I hope that he will stay in the club above all.

"Yes I understand that [other interpretations], I have not a lot to add".

With Wenger out of contract at the end of the season and the uncertainty that comes with potential managerial chances, the likes of Ozil and Alexis Sanchez have been linked with moves away from the Emirates Stadium.

Both players are under contract until June 2018 but speculation over their futures has been widespread during the current campaign.

Arsene Wenger's side has disappointed both domestically and overseas so far, and Ozil is one of several stars on the club's books who haven't hit the heights of previous campaigns this time around.

"I personally believe both of them want to stay".

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