There’s been plenty of talk around the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil as their contracts approach the final 18 months but they are not the only Arsenal stars who could be on the move. In fact, there are 10 Arsenal players in exactly the same situation and Arsene Wenger conceded that he will have to address the situation with some urgency. But who will stay and who will go? Here we’ll take a look at the players whose contracts are close to expiration. We’ve given each player an ‘Exit Rating’ out of 10 as to how likely it is they’ll stay or not, with 10 being they’re definitely staying and 1 meaning they’re heading out the exit door. Alexis Sanchez What’s the situation? The Chile international, understandably, wants a significant boost on his £130,000-a-week deal. Sanchez rightly feels underpaid and is looking for a deal closer to the figures earned by other Premier League big-hitters such as Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard. Arsenal are reluctant to give into his demands and risk losing him, despite hoping to build their team around him. Who wants him? If he becomes available, a better question would be: who wouldn’t want him? Chelsea and Manchester City are known to be keen, while Juventus and Chinese clubs are eyeing him up. Will he leave? It’s tough to say at this stage. Wenger has insisted both he and Mesut Ozil will not be sold but if their wage demands aren’t met, Arsenal could face…more detail
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