Arsene Wenger has said Arsenal have no intentions in selling Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez.
Both players have entered the last year of their respective contracts and have been linked with moves away from the Emirates after refusing to sign extensions.
Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with Sanchez, but
Wenger, who signed a two-year extension with the North-London outfit,
insists letting one or both players go, would be a step backwards
for his side.
"This summer, first of all they will stay at the club and hopefully we can extend their contract," Wenger told beIN SPORTS.
cannot weaken the club and weaken the team. You want to strengthen the
team. Unless you find a player of the same calibre and if they
absolutely want to leave...
"I believe, at the moment, we're not on
that front. We're focused on keeping the team together and to see how we
can strengthen the team.
"When you sign a contract somewhere, you
commit to give your best until the end of the last day of that contract.
I would say 'why should they not give their best?'
"The interest of any player is always to play football and well, even more so at the end of your contact. If you're a winner, you want to win the game you're playing."
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