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Arsenal fan posts tragic tweet about Alexis Sanchez joining Man United

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It’s honestly hard to keep up with the varying reports about Alexis Sanchez’s future.

The Chilean appears destined to sign for Manchester United this month but Mino Raiola admitted that a deal will only happen if Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Raiola’s client, agrees to head the other way.

"Manchester United are not going to sign Sanchez unless Mkhi agrees to join Arsenal," Raiola told The Times.

"Mkhi is going to do what is best for him. He has two-and-a-half years left on his contract so it's his decision.

"Sanchez is part of the Mkhi deal, not the other way around."

It was thought that Man United would be prepared to pay £35 million for Sanchez, plus an additional £5m fee going to his agent.

But Sky Sports understand that a deal involving Sanchez and Mkhitaryan would be a straight swap, with no fee.

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Arsenal fan's tragic tweet goes viral

Mkhitaryan would certainly sweeten the deal for Arsenal but it would be disappointing to see a player as talented as Sanchez leave, especially to a rival.

And his imminent departure has prompted a painful tweet from one Arsenal fan.

“I've seen Cesc & Nasri leave in a week, club captains Henry & Vieira jump ship, RvP join Utd & get a guard of honour at the Emirates, seen my club battered 8-2, 5-1, 6-0, etc..,” Mike Sanz wrote.

“I’m so dead inside, Alexis leaving doesn't bother me at all. This is my life as an Arsenal fan.”

Oof. Tragic stuff.

The tweet has attracted close to 5,000 retweets at the time of writing and many Arsenal supporters will understand his pain.

Excluding the three FA Cup victories in recent years, there's been little for Arsenal fans to shout about.

While the Gunners have faltered, Chelsea, Manchester City and even rivals Tottenham have risen to replace them as title contenders.

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And with Arsene Wenger recently confirming that he has no plans to leave Arsenal before his contract expires in 2019, Arsenal’s woes could last for at least another year.

“I am always committed. I am here for 21 years,” Wenger said, per the Mirror.

“My contract clarifies that. Did I ever walk away? Never. Why should I change?”

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Topics:
Thierry Henry
Arsenal
Francesc Fabregas
Arsene Wenger
Patrick Vieira
Manchester United
Premier League
Alexis Sanchez
Patrick Vieira
Henrikh Mkhitaryan
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