Arsenal media round-up: Wenger admits main fear over Alexis Sanchez

A round up of news stories this morning related to Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger has been quoted by admitting fears over Alexis Sanchez’s fitness ahead of the summer.

Sanchez is due to play in the Copa America for Chile, which deprives him of a rest after his first Premier League season.

Wenger points out that he played a long season for the Gunners while also featuring in the World Cup last summer.

“I will watch but with a little bit of fear because Sanchez has played 50 games for us and goes there again, having already played in the World Cup last summer,” he said.

The Daily Mirror has reported that Arsenal are the favourites to sign Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton.

The Frenchman has made it clear that if he leaves the Saints, he will do so for a club playing above a Europa League standard of football.

The paper mentions a £25 million price tag, which the Gunners would have no option but to pay to get the deal done. has reported that Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is set to miss the FA Cup final against Aston Villa this weekend.

Welbeck has been suffering from a knee problem, which has been keeping him out of Arsenal training.

Arsene Wenger has stated that the game comes too soon for the forward who hasn’t had the chance to train frequently.

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