Sanchez denies Henry instructed him to stop Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez has denied that Arsenal extraordinary Thierry Henry exhorted him to leave the club before his turn this week to Premier League rivals Manchester United.
The Chile global elucidated comments he made alluding to the Gunners’ record goalscorer subsequent to finishing his eagerly awaited change to Old Trafford on Monday.
After the marking was reported by United, Sanchez composed on Instagram: “I recall today, a discussion I had with Henry, a noteworthy Arsenal player, who changed club for a similar reason and today is my turn.”
Those remarks have been interpreted to imply that Henry, who left Arsenal for Barcelona in 2007, prompted Sanchez that the time had come to proceed onward.
Henry tweeted himself on Tuesday this was not the situation.
The Frenchman stated: “I know I don’t have to disclose this to the larger part of Arsenal fans however in opposition to theory at no time did I reveal to Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal. I had no clue he would sign for Man Utd until the point that I saw it on the news like whatever remains of you.”
Sanchez, 29, tweeted on Wednesday: “I need to clear up that Henry never instructed me to leave the club, it was an individual choice … he LOVES the club and some time or another it is decent to consider him to be the munititions stockpile mentor since he adores the club.”
Sanchez, who scored 80 objectives in 166 appearances for Arsenal, was in the last year of his agreement at the Emirates Stadium subsequent to turning down another arrangement.