Alexis Sanchez didn’t travel with the Arsenal squad to Bournemouth and won’t feature in Sunday’s Premier League match.
The 29-year-old is subject of a transfer tussle between Manchester United and Manchester City this month
It’s understood that Arsenal will sanction the sale of Sanchez once a replacement - believed to be Bordeaux starlet Malcom - is brought in.
The Gunners are in advanced talks with the player's representatives and it’s expected that deal
The Chile international was used only as a substitute last Wednesday in the Gunners' Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Chelsea, with Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi