Alexis Sanchez will wait until after his international commitments with Chile are over before he decides his Arsenal future, according to Standard Sport.
The Chilean is currently at the tournament in Russia where he played a starring role in his country’s opening game, a 2-0 victory over Cameroon.
Sanchez was left out of the starting line-up for the game, due to concerns over an ankle injury, but emerged as a substitute and set up both goals.
Chile play Germany on Thursday followed by Australia on Sunday and should Chile progress, he will be involved in the competition until 2 July.
Arsenal are actually due to begin pre-season training on July 3rd, but Sanchez will not be involved and instead will take a well-deserved holiday.
As it stands, Sanchez is yet to agree a contract extension on his current deal which expires next summer, although the report claims he has been offered a new deal £300,000-a-week by Arsenal.
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However, the Chilean has also been heavily linked with Bayern Munich and Manchester City, although the club are hoping they can keep him in north London.
While the delay is understandable, it is frustrating for the club and for supporters who are all keen for their star man’s future to be resolved as quickly as possible.
Whether Sanchez stay or goes will also surely have a huge impact on the club’s transfer targets this summer, with Kylian Mbappe and Alexandre Lacazette seeming to have emerged as the club’s top priorities.