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Arsenal boss Wenger: We should've sold Alexis earlier and bought top defender

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has again admitted they should've sold Alexis Sanchez last summer.

Alexis left Arsenal last month in a swap for former Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

“We have not the defensive stability since the start of the season that you need to have to be completely efficient at our level," Wenger told BT Sport.

“And as well there was a lot of uncertainty around the team with the Sanchez case, the Ozil case. For the whole season that was a really difficult case.

“In hindsight maybe despite the fact we couldn't have brought somebody in we should have cut that earlier.

“Sanchez, for him it was very difficult because as soon as he had game that was average he was questioned about his commitment and that is not his case.

“I never questioned his commitment but it was a difficult situation."

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