Alexis Sanchez Arsenal striker using £400,000-per-week offer to negotiate new contract

Sanchez has only 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract and is currently at the negotiating table with the club.

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Alexis Sanchez play Alexis Sanchez is using a £400,000-per-week offer from China to negotiate his new contract with Arsenal (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
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Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has stunned the club by using a £400,000-per-week offer from China to negotiate his new contract.

Sanchez has only 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract and is currently at the negotiating table with the club.

Alexis Sanchez play Sanchez has just 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

The 27-year-old who currently earns £130,000 a week has an offer of £400,000-per-week from a Chinese club.

According to Daily Mail, Sanchez is using the offer from China to try and get Arsenal to smash their wage structure. 

Arsenal are reportedly willing to pay the striker £260,000 a week after tax.

Alexis Sanchez play Alexis Sanchez scored a hat-trick in Arsenal's Premier League 5-1 win at West Ham (AFP)

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The club is, however, hopeful that they will soon agree on a deal with the striker.

Sanchez joined Arsenal in the summer of 2015 and has become an integral part of the squad.

Playing in the central striking position this season, the Chilean has scored 11 Premier League goals including the magnificent hat-trick in Arsenal’s 5-1 win at West Ham on Saturday, December 3.

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