At 2-1 we were in the game.
However, much to everyone's surprise, the Frenchman was awarded a new two-year deal, taking his stay in North London to nearly 23 years if he sees out his contract.
Sanchez whose current contract expires at the end of the season can leave for free next summer, though City are keen to land the Chilean for a cut-price in the New Year.
"The referee had an absolutely atrocious input into the result of the game". Progression has been secured to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup, all but qualified in their Europa League group, and moving up to 6th in the Premier League.
Arsene Wenger stands by the "dive" accusation he levelled at Raheem Sterling after the England forward won a controversial penalty in Manchester City's 3-1 win over Arsenal, and the Gunners boss even applauded his "very positive" exploitation of the referee's "naivety".
"Maybe yes I will do it at some stage but until now I like to be involved every day in the life of a club because the real test is there", he told beIn Sports when asked if he wanted to manage at the tournament at some point in his career.
"Four or five weeks, it's a different experience, it's more concentrated".
"Of course [it is tempting], I haven't decided that, it's just a fact that my life is linked with football, in what way will be linked to my physical state". I don't know [if] as a director, as a manager - as long as possible as a manager.
Wenger has been linked with both the France and England jobs on several occasions, and said the lighter schedule involved in worldwide management could be beneficial as he gets older.
While the World Cup may be an option for him in the future, Wenger's more immediate focus is on the Premier League.
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