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Alexis Sanchez is in town, and looks to be hanging back on his own in this picture.

It comes after the revelations from Sportsmail’s Sami Mokbel this week, that the Chilean’s popularity has plummeted in recent weeks around the club.

As he writes here:

Alexis Sanchez’s face was a picture as several of his team-mates declined to join him in celebrating Arsenal’s second goal on Thursday night. In truth, he shouldn’t have been so surprised.

If he didn’t know about their feelings towards him before, he would have got the gist during a dressing-room inquest after Arsenal scraped a 1-1 draw at Southampton earlier this month.

Sanchez wasn’t at his best at St Mary’s — a common theme so far this season. After the final whistle, a group of players made their feelings clear. 

During the game Jack Wilshere, who came through Arsenal’s academy, is said to have confronted Sanchez about his wastefulness in possession.

Sanchez’s popularity at Arsenal’s London Colney HQ has plummeted in recent months, and some members of the Arsenal squad — and even backroom staff — have had enough of the Chilean.

There are some who want him out next month, others who wish he had been sold last summer.



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