Arsenal suffered a shocking third round defeat in the FA Cup yesterday and the pressure on Arsene Wenger is mounting.
The Gunners are 6th in the Premier League and it will not come as any surprise to see Wenger leave if Arsenal fail to qualify for the Champions League yet again.
The North Londoners desperately need to sign top quality players this month and they must also hold on to key playmakers like Alexis and Ozil.
The Chilean international is heavily linked with a move to Manchester City and reports (Mirror) suggest that Wenger will only let Sanchez leave if he can secure a proven high-profile signing to replace him.
In such a scenario, the British source have mentioned that Wenger wants to lure Leicester’s £40million rated ($54.2million) star Riyad Mahrez. It is mentioned that the Foxes will fight to keep the Algerian but he would welcome a move to Arsenal.
Mahrez is a proven quality Premier League star, who has what it takes to replace Alexis at the Emirates. This season, so far, the African playmaker has directly contributed in 15 goals in 21 league starts.
We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the coming weeks.
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