The Chilean forward has been constantly linked with a move away from the Emirates for several months now, with his Gunners contract set to enter its final year and a renewal looking extremely unlikely.
After competing in the Confederations Cup for his country earlier this summer, Sanchez has been given an extended summer break, but is due to meet up with his Arsenal team-mates this Sunday.
But earlier today, he posted to his Instagram account claiming to be ‘sick’:
Needless to say, there aren’t many fans out there who are willing to believe Sanchez is actually coming down with something:
Take Paris Saint-Germain500mg
— Shanta Edinson (@ShantaEdinson) July 28, 2017
Sign the contract or your puppies die. I'm serious
— . (@GranitZaka) July 28, 2017
— Christian Gyldenløve (@ChrGylden) July 28, 2017
Now we're faking sickness to delay our return to London, aren't we?
— #WengerOut (@Q8Gunner) July 28, 2017
— Your mum (@CakePint) July 28, 2017
I hope this won't be an excuse not to team up with your teammates soon and commenced your training on Sunday? get well before then
— LemarLacazette (@ObakhenaDaniels) July 28, 2017
Picked up your prescription mate. Do you want it dropping off? pic.twitter.com/G2Cc44qdus
— Dan Hulston (@DanHulston) July 28, 2017
— LiamGiles (@GilesLiam) July 28, 2017
— Paul Price (@P7icey) July 28, 2017
What do you think? Is Sanchez simply trying to avoid meeting up with Arsene Wenger again?
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