VIDEO: Arsenal future uncertain, but Alexis Sanchez still packing a punch in boxing workout

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The Chile international forward has been keeping himself in shape ahead of the Confederations Cup in Russia, with his 2016-17 campaign not over yet

Alexis Sanchez is renowned for his work rate, and the Arsenal forward has been honing his boxing skills as a means of staying in shape.

The Chile international is readying himself for the Confederations Cup in Russia.

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He heads into that tournament on the back of a first 30-goal campaign at club level, with his exploits helping to keep Arsenal in top-four contention while securing FA Cup glory.

It remains to be seen whether he will be back at Emirates Stadium for 2017-18, but for now he is happy to display that his sporting ability is not limited to the football field.

Alexis has been heavily linked with a big-money transfer this summer as he enters the final 12 months of his contract at Arsenal.

The Gunners are understandably reluctant to part with a prized asset and have taken every opportunity to reiterate that keeping the 28-year-old is considered to be a top priority.

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Sanchez, though, has done little to curb the speculation, with the door being left ajar for suitors such as Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

He told Cooperativa on his future: “The truth is that my agent will see to it. He knows and he will sit down with the club to look for the best option for me.”

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