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Fears grow as Alexis Sanchez reject contract extension

Fears grow as Alexis Sanchez reject contract extension

- Alexis Sanchez wants £250,000 per week, while Arsenal's current offer is £180,000

- The Chilean forward has received an offer of £400,000 per week from a Chinese team

- Arsene Wenger and his team however believe that Mesut Ozil will sign a new deal

Alexis Sanchez has rejected Arsenal contract extension that will push his wages up to £9.3million a year.

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal have offered the Chilean £180,000 per week; increase on the Chilean's current deal worth £130,000.

Alexis Sanchez in action

Alexis Sanchez is holding out for more than Arsenal is willing to pay

However Sanchez, 27, wants a contract worth a minimum of £250,000 per week.

Dialogue between the player's representatives and the club are ongoing, with Arsenal still hopeful.

Sanchez has just 18 months left on his contract and it is believed that Chelsea are monitoring his situation ahead of a potential move.

The forward has received a £400,000-per-week offer from China which his agents are using as a bargaining tool to secure the best deal for their client.

Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are entering the final 18 months of their deal and Wenger believes they will not be sold even if they have not penned fresh terms.

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