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Mustafi hopes ‘brilliant’ Sanchez can stay at Arsenal

The Chilean superstar is now at the Confederations Cup with his global side in Russian Federation.Arsenal’s hopes of keeping Alexis Sanchez have been given a boost amid reports from L’Equipe claiming that Bayern Munich have cooled their interest in the Chile global – to turn their attention to Yannick Ferreira Carrasco. ‘I do not know yet, I know him very well.Arsenal are still in negotiations with Sanchez and his fellow star player Mesut Ozil about extending their deals at The Emirates with 12 months remaining on the current contracts. He is a spectacular player.Chile play Australia this evening and the South American side are looking to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.This comes after a report in the Sunday Mirror claiming that Bayern were growing increasingly certain Alexis was demanding excessive wages in order to force Arsenal to sell him to Man City.Despite Bayern Munich appearing to pull out of a move for Sanchez, the Gunners will have to shake off interest from Manchester City and Chelsea.He added: ‘He is an extraordinary player, for me one of the best in the world.The uncertainty surrounding Sanchez’s future has clouded the early weeks of Arsenal’s summer – but team-mate Mustafi is desperate to see him stick around.Arsenal have also tabled a new contract worth £275,000-a-week, to keep their star man.Bild’s reporter for Germany’s national team, Heiko Niedderer‏, claims that when he directly asked Sanchez if he was joining Bayern, the Chilean grinned and replied “no”.