Date: 7th March 2017 at 5:30pm
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Arsenal will prevent Alexis Sanchez from joining another Premier League club if he leaves the Emirates in the summer, according to Duncan Wright of the Sun.

The Gunners hierarchy are intent on preventing a situation similar to when Robin van Persie joined Manchester United in 2012. The club came in for heavy criticism for allowing the move to go ahead and it is believed that Arsenal will only countenance a move abroad.

Chelsea and Manchester City are said to have considered a move for the 28 year old but with a switch to another English club ruled out, Sanchez will only be able to move to three or four potential destinations. Juventus, Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid have all been touted as options, whilst China is also a consideration.

The Sun do however say a move to the Chinese Super League is unlikely as Sanchez is keen to remain in Europe, making a move back to the continent the likeliest option if he doesn’t sign a new deal to remain with the Gunners.