Alexis Sanchez's situation at Arsenal has been the subject of intense scrutiny by the media in recent weeks. The 28-year-old has reportedly grown frustrated at the Emirates, and his behavior on and off the pitch has been interpreted as such. With his contract expiring at the end of next season, Sanchez has been linked with several high-profile clubs across Europe, including Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, and most recently Chelsea. Various sources have claimed that Chelsea have made the versatile forward their no. 1 target for the upcoming transfer window.

Now, it has been reported that Sanchez would also prefer a move to Stamford Bridge.

Sanchez wants to stay in London and play for 'a winning team'

While away on international duty, Sanchez stated in an interview that he would prefer to stay in London and play for "a winning team." Fans and reporters have taken this statement as an indication that the former Barcelona could favor a move to Chelsea, who are currently top of the league. Furthermore, several news outlets are now claiming that Sanchez has made Stamford Bridge his preferred choice for a summer move.

The former Barcelona man will, however, face battle with Arsenal who would clearly prefer to sell him abroad to avoid strengthening a direct Premier League rival.

Nonetheless, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is understood to be very keen on adding the Chilean to his squad and recently admitted that he was a fan of Sanchez by calling him a "top player."

Arsene Wenger insists Sanchez wants to stay at Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, whose own future at the club remains a mystery, believes that Sanchez is happy at Arsenal and cheekily added: "There's only one team in London." The long-serving manager further claimed that Sanchez's statement may have been taking out of context.

"I think you have to be cautious when people give interviews in their home countries. The interpretation is not always exactly what they wanted to say," said Wenger. When asked about Sanchez's future again in today's press conference, the Frenchman responded: " He has one and a half years contract. I don't understand that debate. Our job is to perform as long as we are here."