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Alexis Sanchez's girlfriend Mayte Rodriguez on being bored v Leicester

Alexis Sanchez's girlfriend Mayte Rodriguez on being bored v Leicester

But manager Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal are "not super optimistic" that they can convince the 28-year-old forward to extend his contract. In the interim, the Gunners have finished enthusiasm for Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez.

The Chile global has been heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer with Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain interested though the Gunners are not willing to let him leave without a fight.

It's little wonder some of Europe's elite might look to poach the Chile global after Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League last season.

Alexis Sanchez has caused quite the storm amongst Arsenal supporters following his latest social media activity.

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Asked about Sanchez and whether he could provide an update on the situation, Wenger said: "No".

Regardless of whether we figure out how to inspire him to sign an augmentation or not - we have so far not been capable to.However, Merson trusts Wenger would change his position if French monsters Paris Saint-Germain propelled a move.

Some sections of the Arsenal support may feel more signings are needed entering the final phases of this summer's transfer window, but Mahrez seemingly won't be one of those arriving at the Emirates Stadium.


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