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Alexis Sanchez to Leave Arsenal This Summer

Image result for alexis sanchezArsenal are muddling along as Arsenal do, especially smarting after the recent 5-1 trouncing defeat to Bayern Munich last week in Champions League play, and now their world-class striker and practitioner of the Dark Arts Alexis Sanchez has signaled his intent to leave this summer. Not sure how this works, precisely, since his contract goes until 2018, but I'm guessing it's just his way of saying: "Someone please step-in and buy me." And, given that we're talking about a guy who averages about 15 goals per year in league play (he's already got 17 in the EPL this season) he'll definitely be going to one of the biggest clubs in Europe, though I'm not sure if any other EPL clubs are interested and there's only a few who could possibly afford him at that. It will be a sad day for English football if and when he does leave the EPL because he's one of the hardest working and best-finishing strikers to ever play the game.

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