That is the view of former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb.
Sanchez, 28, was once on leaving the Gunners on switch closing date day after a bid totalling £60million was once accredited by Arsene Wenger’s facet.
However, his transfer to the Etihad fell thru on the final minute after the north London membership failed to land a substitute – with a Thomas Lemar opting in opposition to a transfer regardless of Monaco accepting a £92m bid.
City are anticipated to come again in for Alexis Sanchez in January and may just even sign him on a unfastened switch when his contract on the Emirates expires subsequent summer season.
But Hleb, who performed for Arsenal between 2005 and 2008, is assured he’ll put pen to paper on a freelance extension slightly than safe a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.
“Arsenal found themselves in a very difficult situation with Sanchez,” Hleb informed the Independent.
“On one facet, if he doesn’t need to play for the workforce it’s good to say it could were higher to promote him for excellent cash.
“On the opposite hand, he’s such a very powerful participant for Arsenal and is a pacesetter. I’ve noticed him play this season and he nonetheless fights, give his absolute best and ratings targets.
“He regarded skilled slightly than offended that he didn’t get his transfer to Manchester City.
“I feel he’ll wait till the iciness, see how the workforce are enjoying and possibly sign a new contract.
“Why now not keep at Arsenal? It’s a really perfect membership with large custom, nice enthusiasts and Arsene Wenger as the executive. They can reach issues. Why depart?”
Up subsequent for Arsenal is a Premier League conflict with Brighton the next day (12pm).