London Colney - Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez shook hands with manager Arsene Wenger as
he reported for training on Monday following reports of a
Sanchez, 28, was reported to have stormed
off the training pitch last week before becoming involved in an angry
confrontation with his team-mates.
He started Saturday's 3-1
Premier League defeat at Liverpool on the bench and made a goal for
Danny Welbeck after Wenger brought him on at half-time.
forward was present for training at Arsenal's London Colney base ahead
of Tuesday's Champions League last 16 second leg against Bayern Munich
and shook hands with Wenger before the session.
Sanchez has been
linked with a move away from Arsenal at the end of the season, with
Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain among the clubs reported to be
monitoring the situation.
Arsenal slipped out of the Champions
League places following the weekend loss at Liverpool and must overturn a
5-1 deficit against Bayern to remain alive in this season's
Wenger, whose own contract expires at the end of the season, was due to address the media later on Monday.
a July 2014 signing from Barcelona, is Arsenal's top scorer this season
with 20 goals in all competitions and is seen as their most important
player along with German playmaker Mesut Ozil.
But as Arsenal's form has dipped, his on-pitch displays of frustration have become increasingly noticeable.
conceded that his decision not to start with Sanchez at Anfield had
backfired, but said he had "no special regrets" about the call.
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright said he would be looking to leave the club if he was in Sanchez's position.
I can't get in Arsenal's team when they're coming to places like
Anfield when you need to win to try and stay in the top four and there's
unrest around him anyway, why do I want to stay?" Wright said on BT
"We're not actually challenging for anything. We got hammered out of the Champions League.
is a sought-after player and if I'm sitting in the dressing room like
Alexis Sanchez today, his agent his probably making phone calls now!"