Are Arsenal's Ozil and Sanchez playing for new contracts?

Ruben Hill
December 7, 2017

The 28 year-old, who came close to sealing a £60m deadline day move to the Etihad is starting to pick up form for Arsenal, which is flawless news for the club if they decide to part with him in January.

The 28-year-old looked set to be reunited with Guardiola, whom he played under at Barcelona, only for his £60m move to collapse on deadline day after Arsenal failed to secure a replacement.

"Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are coming back to the way they should be playing for Arsene Wenger", Petit said.

A transfer still seems the more likely outcome at this stage, but there's plenty of time left to change that. They remain unbeaten 15 games into the Premier League season and are eight points clear at the top of the table, they've also made it to the last-16 of the Champions League, are still involved in the Carabao Cup and play Burnley in the third-round of the FA Cup next month.

Much of the attention at Emirates Stadium this season has focused on the contract rebels, as they continue to run down their respective deals.

Arsenal stars took the opportunity to give back to the community on Tuesday afternoon as they paid a visit to various hospitals in London.

However, reports from the Independent claims that current league leaders Manchester City will return with a big offer for the forward when the winter transfer window reopens in a months' time. Pep Guardiola's side are already high-flying and the addition of Sanchez would be bad news for the rest of the Premier League.

Ozil presently earns a salary package of around £140,000-a-week, and any potential extension would see him command a significant wage rise on top of a huge signing-on bonus.

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