Alexis Sanchez has been out and in of the Arsenal workforce this season and is but to carry down a spot within the beginning XI.
Despite being the Gunners’ standout participant closing time period, he is but to finish a complete 90 mins within the Premier League this marketing campaign.
Arsene Wenger did, alternatively, permit him to play the total sport towards Cologne within the Europa League and in closing night time’s 1-Zero Carabao Cup win over Doncaster.
This has resulted in ideas Wenger is purposely leaving him out of league video games to make some degree however the Frenchman has disregarded the claims.
“No, not at all, that’s going into quick conclusions,” Wenger stated.
“Alexis Sanchez has been out and injured, I assumed he used to be brief on Sunday [Chelsea] bodily.
“I performed him closing night time to provide him extra pageant.
“Look, there’s no disguised angle on my facet. I simply attempt to get him again to complete health.
“The Europa League and League Cup is essential, I attempt to give him pageant and get him again to his perfect.
“I gave him a protracted vacation. He got here again no longer very have compatibility, then he were given injured. The damage plus the remaining used to be a bit of lengthy.
“I left him at the pitch for 90 mins so he can have an actual move.
“All the gamers are [in my plans] he’s no more than another.
“Sanchez can have performed [against Chelsea] if he used to be 100 p.c have compatibility originally.
“In one sport I’m going with 3 strikers, the 3 that don’t play will play midweek, regardless of the contest.”