Arsenal legend makes transfer prediction involving Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea

Ray Parlour says Chelsea could sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal this summer if Eden Hazard leaves Stamford Bridge

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Eden Hazard has been linked with Real Madrid Photo: The Sport Review

Ray Parlour believes that a possible transfer for Alexis Sanchez to Chelsea hinges on whether Real Madrid sign Eden Hazard this summer.

Sanchez’s situation at Arsenal has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks after both he and Mesut Ozil entered into the final 18 months of their contracts at The Emirates.

The Chilean’s current Arsenal contract is set to expire in the summer of 2018 and it remains to be seen whether he will stay at The Emirates beyond his current deal.

Chelsea have been touted as a possible destination for Sanchez should he indeed leave Arsenal this summer.

However, former Arsenal midfielder Parlour feels that a move to Chelsea for Sanchez would only become a possibility if Hazard leaves Stamford Bridge this summer.

Parlour told the Alan Brazil Up Front podcast: “Chelsea are the favourites to get Alexis Sanchez. It all hinges on Eden Hazard. Where does he go? Real Madrid want him in the summer. There will be lots of clubs looking at Sanchez.”

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Sanchez will be expecting to feature for Arsenal when the Gunners return to Premier League action on Monday night with a trip to Middlesbrough.

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