"He's a very good player", he told reporters. We don't have to take care about that anyway.
Sanchez has been heavily linked with a move to Man City with reports suggesting Pep Guardiola will finalise the transfer this month.
Sanchez played no part in Sunday's 4-2 FA Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest, which leaves the EFL Cup as Arsenal's remaining realistic prospect of domestic silverware this season.
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Pep Guardiola's side needed a late Sergio Aguero victor to claim a 2-1 advantage ahead of the return clash at Ashton Gate after De Bruyne had cancelled out a Bobby Reid penalty.
But that didn't stop plenty of fans - and media outlets - from jumping the gun and claiming De Bruyne may have just hinted at Sanchez's arrival.
Arsenal don't have to sell - they can say: "We've got this far, we'll see it out". It has been a tough period for four months now. 'I am waiting for an offer from the club, but my agent has been on holiday for three weeks. It will be nice to have five days and then nearly a week before Newcastle to get a little bit of recovery.
All three players can be approached by foreign clubs as they are within six months of the end of their contracts, but Wenger is unconcerned by interest from overseas.
'We go there (Liverpool) to win the game.