After a string of sublime performances for the Arsenal, the club is set to tie down the Alexis Sanchez to a new contract which will see him emerge as the club’s highest paid footballer.
According to reports, the stunning form of the Chilean has not gone unnoticed, as Real Madrid are lurking around to lure him back to Spain, with the enticement of a trophy haul, which has been used to at Barcelona FC.
Arsenal are no fool and have started plans to table a lucrative contract for the Club’s top scorer this season. It is believed that the new deal will see him well over £170,000 a week; Smashing the club’s wage structure.
Presently, the 26-year-old is the third highest earner at the club, with £130,000 a week, below Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil who are on a £140,000 weekly wage.
Sanchez on his arrival to the club signed a four year deal which will keep him at the Emirates till the summer of 2018. He is believed to have a release clause of £80million.
The Hitman has scored 11 goals for the club this season.