Wenger should sell 'overindulged' Sanchez & Ozil – Keown


Arsenal signed Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for £35m, while Mesut Ozil cost £42m from Real Madrid

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger should sell “overindulged” star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil after agreeing to extend his stay at the club, says ex-defender Martin Keown.

The Frenchman has signed a two-year deal and says his side can challenge for the Premier League title next term.

Forward Sanchez and midfielder Ozil are entering the final year of their deals.

“If they have to say cheerio to those two players, then that is the right decision,” Keown told BBC Radio 5 live.

Chile striker Sanchez scored 24 goals and provided 10 assists for the Gunners last season while Germany player Ozil netted eight goals and laid on nine assists. Wenger’s side finished fifth in the league, missing out on Champions League football for the first time in 20 years.

The north London club went out of this year’s competition at the last-16 stage following a 10-2 aggregate defeat by Bayern Munich.

Sanchez has reportedly been offered