Arsene Wenger has voiced his dismay with the ongoing debate over Alexis Sanchez’s future at Arsenal amid speculation linking the Chile international with a move to Chelsea.

Sanchez’s contract with Arsenal expires in June 2018 and Wenger recently revealed that talks over a new deal have been put on hold until the end of the season.

Wenger sees no reason for concern, though, and has stressed the attacker still has well over a year left on his existing deal.

“Sanchez still has one and a half years left on his contract. I do not understand that debate,” said Wenger.

“Our job is to perform as long as we are there. I do not understand this kind of anxiety.

“It is absolutely denying what a professional guy is about.”

Sanchez has been a key figure for Arsenal this season, scoring 18 goals in 28 Premier League outings.

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