FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the English League Cup semifinal first leg soccer match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. Chilean player Sanchez has been left out of Arsenal’s squad for the Premier League match against Bournemouth on Sunday Jan. 14, 2018, amid interest in the forward from Manchester City and Manchester United. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)

Arsenal omits Sanchez amid interest from Manchester clubs

January 14, 2018 - 8:10 am
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez has been left out of Arsenal's squad for the Premier League match against Bournemouth on Sunday, amid interest in the forward from Manchester City and Manchester United.

The Chile international's contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the season, and manager Arsene Wenger has accepted Sanchez could leave in January.

"He's being vague. We have left him at home because of the situation," Wenger told broadcaster Sky Sports at Bournemouth. "I still don't know what is going to happen."

Sanchez was only a substitute in Arsenal's League Cup semifinal match against Chelsea on Wednesday.

He has been at Arsenal since 2014.

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