"He's being vague at the moment. That is why I made a decision to focus on the game".
Sanchez, who is in the final year of his contract, has been a long-term target for Manchester City and was expected to move to the Etihad Stadium in a £60 million ($82 million, 67 million euros) transfer on the final day of the last transfer window had Arsenal completed a deal for Monaco's Thomas Lemar.
Alert Level Raised to 2 After Filipino Volcano Mayon Spews Steam
At least 900 families living around Mayon volcano have been evacuated to centers due to the major threat of eruptions. Its most destructive eruption was in February 1841, when lava flows buried a town and killed 1,200 people.
City remained favourites to sign the Chile global this month until Manchester United expressed their interest last week. The dream of an easier life in Manchester may prove too much of a distraction even if he does play.
It was a selection that displayed the alarming lack of quality available to Arsene Wenger - who was also missing Mesut Ozil through injury - meaning the Gunners' boss was forced to field an XI which from the outset looked as though it would struggle for goals - and indeed that was the case.
In a goalless first period, Ainsley Maitland-Niles came closest for Arsenal, as he rattled the bar.
Watford earn late draw against Southampton
James Ward-Prowse scored Southampton's goals in the 20th and 44th minutes, with Watford jeered off by its own fans at halftime. How does VAR work? "The last goal is something that surprised me because in the Premier League the level of referees is good".
The visitors squandered another chance in the 35th minute when Danny Welbeck broke through on goal only to fire straight Asmir Begovic. Iwobi slotted an excellent pass inside left-back Charlie Daniels, allowing Bellerin to advance on Begovic before beating the keeper with a powerful angled shot.
Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree
Benchmark bonds reversed earlier gains on the news, with the yield on 10-year Treasuries climbing for a fifth day. Any reduction in Chinese purchases would come just as the USA prepares to boost its supply of debt.