Arsenal playmaker Alexis Sanchez has confirmed that he is fit to face fellow title contenders Manchester City on Monday, but manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he may postpone his return until after the game, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Chilean sustained a hamstring injury during the recent 1-1 draw with Norwich, and despite playing a year of non-stop football for club and country, he is keen to make a quick return and help the Gunners maintain their title push.
But Wenger, who has guided his side to three wins during Sanchez’s absence, doesn’t want to rush the player back too soon.
“There is a very slight chance for Sanchez to be in the squad again, but it is too early to be sure about it,” he said.
“He is running, but not participating in full training.
“I believe that is normal, that he wants to play. You want him to be keen to play. He respects all the decisions I make and that is what I want from him.
“Will I make the decision? Yes, because he says he’s always ready.”
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