Arsenal is ready soon to announce its big success. The team has already achieved agreement in principle with Alexis Sanchez for a new five-year contract, which will be up to the summer of 2020.
He could win for this period of time a stratospheric 40 million pounds. The 27-year-old footballer was subject of interest from a lot of European grandees, but Arsene Wenger does not want, under any circumstances, break up with him as he has quickly become one of the leaders of the team after his transfer from Barcelona in 2014.
In 2014, after he signed a contract for four years for 130 000 pounds a weekly paycheck, but his remuneration will be increased with further 20,000 pounds a week to 150 000 pounds.
The publication notes that another of the team`s stars Mesut Ozil will also endorse a new contract, but did not specify the details around it. The German is performing great this season and this is the strongest campaign since landed at the club.
Meanwhile, the captain Mikel Arteta praised both players in an interview.
`Mesut and Alexis are the most creative players on the team, along with Santi Casorla.`, said the Spanish veteran.