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Arsenal star set to be handed bumper £180,000-a-week contract.

Arsenal are set to tie down Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez down to a bumper new contract, to keep him at the Emirates Stadium until 2021, according to Football Insider.

The five-and-a-half year year contract extension will see Sanchez’s wages rise from £130,000 to £180,000-a-week making him the highest paid star at the club.

Sanchez joined arrived at Arsenal in 2014 following a £32million transfer from Spanish giants, Barcelona. Since his transfer, Alexis has been an instant success in the Premier League. The 27-year old has scored an impressive 22 goals in his 47 appearances for the gunners.

Sanchez, whose current deal expires in 2018, would become the clubs highest earner, level with German playmaker Mesut Özil, who already earns £180,000

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