Pep Guardiola expects Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez to stay at Arsenal beyond January
By Lyall Thomas
Last Updated: 31/12/17 5:32pm
Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez will stay at Arsenal beyond the January transfer window.
City attempted to sign Sanchez in the summer, launching a £60m bid on August's Deadline Day, but the Gunners refused to let him leave because they could not land Monaco's Thomas Lemar.
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But he said: "I don't know (what's going to happen) but he's a player of Arsenal and I think he is going to stay there.
"There is some time to ask me that but I have a lot of things to think about, because in two days we have another game.
"In the internal meetings we are going to decide what is best. But my feeling now is that he's an Arsenal player and he will be."
Sanchez, who has scored 80 goals in over 150 appearances for the Gunners, is reportedly the subject of a rift with other Arsenal players ahead of the January transfer window.
But he was named in the starting eleven for the game against West Brom on New Year's Eve, live on Sky Sports.
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