Alexis Sanchez Arsenal striker says life in London is stressful

Sanchez has just 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract and is currently negotiating with the club for a new one.

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Alexis Sanchez play Alexis Sanchez says living in London is stressful (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
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Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has added more spark to the transfer speculation surrounding him by admitting that like in London is stressful.

Sanchez has just 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract and is currently negotiating with the club for a new one.

The negotiation has reportedly stalled over disagreements on his weekly wage because of Arsenal’s strict wage structure.

Alexis Sanchez and Yaya Toure play Sanchez says he love spending a lot of time at home (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

 

Amidst the reports, Sanchez has admitted that living in London is stressful for him.

I like to go to London to eat something or have a drink with my friends,” the striker said in an interview with Arsenal magazine.

However, I am a very home-loving person and I spend a lot of time at home.

“I do explore the city if I have the time for it but normally I would rather stay relaxed at home. London can be a stressful place because it's crowded and it's a big city.

Alexis Sanchez play Alexis Sanchez is using a massive offer from China to negotiate a new contract with Arsenal (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

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“Our routines as footballers can be energy-consuming too. You play one game after another, meet new people every day and travel a lot. That is why I try to disconnect and relax as soon as I get some time off.”

Arsenal have reportedly offered the 28-year-old around £180,000-a-week wages while the striker using a £400,000-a-week offer from China to try and force Arsenal’s hands.

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