In comments to SFR Sport this week, Wenger admitted he was feeling "not super optimistic" about the Chilean superstar, scorer of 30 goals last season, signing a new deal.
Rather than being a platform to build on to challenge for a first title since 1961, Tottenham's ownership appears more focused on building its new stadium.
Paris Saint-Germain are still in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez this summer and, despite knowing his first preference is Manchester City, feel they can test that position as well as the resolve of Arsenal by putting forward the type of financial package that proves too good to turn down. It seemed that half the fans wanted to move on from Arsene Wenger, while the other were wary of what the unknown could bring. But for sure we want to try to fight, to fight until the end, to try to retain the title.
But do those fans have a right to worry?
Immediately after Brighton secured promotion to the top-flight for the first time in 34 years, their chairman Tony Bloom warned he would not break the bank in a bid to avoid relegation.
The Gunners have a habit of stumbling out of the blocks in the Premier League, having won just one of their past seven season openers. The forward is a top-level professional, and Wenger knows such players would perform at an optimum level, especially before a World Cup year and he certainly expects a starring performance from his star player.
Aaron Carter Gets Emotional At a Gay Bar
Moretz ended the confession stating that one never knows what might happen and that maybe she might meet Carter one day. At the time, he claimed that there was an issue with his vehicle and that is why he was driving so badly on the road.
The Arsenal manager's unresolved future last season had a awful impact on his side's end to the Premier League campaign. When you walk into the theater to see a F&F movie, you know exactly what you're going to get: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, fast cars, women in bikinis, the same team of characters (give or take one or two changes), and extremely unrealistic auto chase scenes.
Arsenal failed to do what they have been known for in the past decade, as they missed qualification into the Champions League. They hit a resurgence in the new year, face another cold spell around March, followed by a really strong finish.
"However, it's the Man City situation that's the concern and we've seen it all before with RobinvanPersie's move to Manchester United".
In the recent past, Wenger, knowing the pressure that he is under, has chose to go for experience over young talent in the transfer market, but what made the Arsenal manager great was his ability to take uncut stones and turn them into the most precious gems in the world. Also starting for Arsenal, will be Sead Kolasinac, who arrived from Schalke on a free transfer in the summer.
Arsenal fans will be eager for record signing Alexandre Lacazette to get off to a good start up front.
Ahead of the Premier League opener against West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday, he said: "My initial analysis from January and progressing through other months I was thinking of four players but I am not a hard person to work with, even if looks different or you want to make it look so".
JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade, said geopolitics had "splashed cold water on the markets". OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude gained 4 cents to $49.60 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
In the face of Saturday's United Nations sanctions, North Korea remained defiant, saying the UN's move was unwarranted and unfair. The sanctions can work only if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un concludes he has too much to lose by hanging on to his weapons.
The vigil will be a time to remember those who were injured and killed at the rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, August 12. Police also said a helicopter crash that killed two Virginia state troopers outside Charlottesville was linked to the rally.
Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Summit Hotel Properties during the first quarter valued at $120,000. Equities analysts predict that Summit Hotel Properties, Inc . will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Jansen, the team's initial long-snapper who all but had the job locked up, suffered a season-ending injury at the end of August. The veteran long-snapper will be competing against inexperienced Derek Hart for the starting job.
Speaking on the 2017/2018 European League Season and the match fixtures, Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Mr. Keita enjoyed a breakout campaign for Lazio last season, scoring 16 Serie A goals.
Halves Tuimoala Lolohea and Luke Brooks performed well for the Tigers and should gain plenty of confidence from this showing. Marshall, 32, has signed a one-year contract with the Tigers which will likely see him end his career at Concord.
Ajax's defensive rock Davinson Sanchez will be looking to build on an excellent first campaign in Amsterdam. The Eredivisie heavyweights have also offered Sanchez a new contract in an attempt to persuade him to stay.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan skidded 1.55 percent, its biggest one-day loss since mid-December. USA crude (CLc1) was unchanged at $48.59 per barrel and Brent (LCOc1) was last at $51.84, down 1.63 percent on the day.
Others weighing in included Vice President Mike Pence, who is heading Sunday on a six-day trip through Central and South America. The victims appeared to be counter-protesters but could be residents, CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid reports . "Go home.
Xavi comments on Jean Seri
Seri's present contract expires in June 2019 and if he's to leave this summer Nice are demanding his release clause of £35m be met.
I'm not a big man, I'm a small entity, says Prasoon Joshi
Do I have any regrets? "I really do not know how this work is done, but I do understand that it has to be done and done well". Actually, from the time I came in, there have been elements working against me, some of them from within the CBFC.
Kandy Test: India 329 for 6 on Day 1
In a recent interview to a website, Rahul said that not converting the starts into big hundreds will make him more hungry. The celebration wasn't the usual: the twirl of moustache and slapping of thigh. "It was a fun thing with the boys".
How North Korea Tensions Impact Stock Markets — Interview
THE QUOTE: While the tough talk about the potential for nuclear war is scary, investors have heard it many times before. Turning to the oil-linked loonie, it managed to post some gains relative to the greenback despite weakening oil prices.