Huge World Cup star 'wants to go to Arsenal' after Wenger talks over transfer

Arsenal fans got excited when news that Alexis Sanchez could be a target started to be reported. The Chilean attacker has been one of the stars of the World Cup so far and subsequently turned himself into one of football's most wanted players. He has more freedom when turning out for Chile than he does at Lionel Messi orientated Barcelona and, just like Neymar has for Brazil, Sanchez has shone like a star.

Juventus have been interested for some time with press from Turin insisting on several occasions that Sanchez didn't want a move to England, however that has been rubbished by several claims including a journalist from Chile who said the Premier League was in fact the player's first choice destination. Sanchez's girlfriend has Italian roots, which had been a hope for Juve, but that may not make one bit of difference.

The Daily Express and others picked up claims from Spain that Arsene Wenger had met with Sanchez's agent during the World Cup and that gave the rumours further weight, getting fans more optimistic.

The latest development comes from Kike Marin who works for Voz Populi in Spain, a news outlet slightly more serious than the daily sport newspapers in the country. He says "Alexis is possible, yes. He wants to go at Arsenal. We'll see."

Arsenal fans, and those who just want to see the best footballers in the Premier League, will hope Sanchez gets his wish. The attacker would provide a new dimension for Arsene Wenger's Arsenal and be a real coup on the level of Mesut Ozil last summer. 

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