Alexis Sanchez sends an Instagram message addressing Arsenal fans, thanking staffs who helped the club on a day to day and took a swipe at those questioning his commitments.
Perhaps what he said about Thierry Henry is the highlight of his message.
Sanchez claimed he left the club following a conversation he had with Henry, “a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason”
The reasons he is probably referring to was winning trophies and lack of investment in players.
Sanchez was reported to have an agreement for a new contract in place, but a heavy Champions League defeat in the hand of Bayern Munich changed his mind, perhaps that was the time he gave up on Arsenal as a force that can compete with Premiership and European elites.
It is unclear if Henry’s conversation helped Sanchez reached this conclusion, but in any case, a club legend with a statue outside the stadium should not be seen to be the catalyst that caused a star player to leave the club.