He did, however, provide another update: that Sanchez had suffered an abdominal strain which would see him miss their Premier League opener at home to Leicester on Friday evening. Sanchez joined the team late this summer, following an extended tour of duty with Chile in the Confederations Cup.
Arsenal have refused to consider selling the forward, who hit 24 goals in 38 league games last term, a tally bettered only by Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku in the English top flight.
"He had a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training and he had a scan two days ago", Wenger told a news conference. But he will not be available.
Indian Squad announced for Sri Lanka ODIs and T20I
Team India selectors have announced the squad for the ODIs and one-off T20 against Sri Lanka to be played later this month. However, he led India A to victory in a tri-series which involved hosts South Africa A and Afghanistan A.
"I felt that to lose tonight would have been awful for us because we had such good preparation and to sit there in the morning and think we had lost at home would have been bad", he said.
Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere are among the players whose contracts expire at the end of the season.
"We will try to extend the contract". There is no reason not to do it.
S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 2.29-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 2.47-to-1 ratio favored decliners. The data comes amid tepid inflation that has remained below the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target, despite low unemployment.
However, Wenger has quashed speculation over the Chilean's future, even though Sanchez has made no secret of his desire to play in the Champions League, a competition Arsenal will be absent from for the first time in two decades this season.
"It's a long time I didn't speak to Nasser, because it's certainly very busy to complete the transfer of Neymar and it's a long time that I didn't speak to him". "I think if you read the French papers, they are on (Kylian) Mbappe's case to finish their transfer market". "I have had no contact at all with PSG".
Barcelona spend first €40m of Neymar money on former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho
After plenty of rumours in the back pages, former Tottenham player Paulinho is now a Barcelona player. FC Barcelona have been looking to increase their midfield depth this summer in a number of ways.