Thousands of Chileans to march in protest for Sanchez to leave Arsenal

Thousands of Chileans to march in protest for Sanchez to leave Arsenal

Following the 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal at Bayern Munich in their Champions League round 16 clash on Wednesday, fellow citizens of Chilean Alexis Sanchez are set to embark on a protest to convince him to leave the English Club.

The march, which has been organised on Facebook, will take place in Santiago, Chile on March 1st, and already has over 4,000 attendees.

28-year old Sanchez has less than 18 months to run on his deal at the Emirates and the page – named ‘National March for Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal’ – has been organised to convince him to leave the Gunners.

“We, as Chileans are tired to watch one of our biggest stars play on his own to make his team get through,” the Facebook page’s description reads.

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“We don’t want him to play at Real Madrid, nor go back to Barcelona, we don’t give a f*** where he plays, we just want him to fight along with 10 other players to get the results.

“He doesn’t deserve to be alone.”

Meanwhile, against reports that claimed Sanchez was embroiled in a bust-up with his team-mates following the defeat, and was photographed at an airport on Thursday flying to Italy, the team Manager, Arsene Wenger, has cleared the air.

He said the Chilean was not involved in any dressing-room bust-up and had used his day off to answer tax charges in Spain.

“He has a court case in Barcelona,” Wenger said. “He will be back in training tomorrow.”

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