"Sanchez will not be available", said the Arsenal manager.
With Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain willing to pay Sanchez over £300,000-a-week - Arsenal are ready to relent and get close to that figure.
"He had a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training, before he came to Wembley (for the FA Community Shield final on Sunday)", Wenger was quoted as saying by Arsenal's website on Tuesday.
"I'm convinced that (it) will happen soon", Wenger said when asked about the likelihood of a woman taking over a team in one of England's top two divisions.
Aside from Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez, one player whose future is surrounded in unknowns is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
'But I don't think I would have included him on Friday night.
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"He is focused. When you have treatment on the medical bench it's not easy".
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that he is "not super optimistic" about Alexis Sanchez's contract situation.
Sanchez is not the only Arsenal player that is in the previous year of their contracts, with Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts also expiring in June 2018, and it will be interesting to see how Arsenal deal with these situations.
'I can't tell you that (if there have been offers).
'It's a long time I didn't speak to Nasser because [he's] certainly very busy to complete the transfer of Neymar'.
'I have plenty of uncertainties about the players who didn't play against Chelsea (in the Community Shield),' said Wenger.
For the first time since 1997, Arsenal are going into a season without Champions League football and Wenger has pledged to rest players in the Europa League. "I have players coming back who have not played like [Shkodran] Mustafi and Sanchez".
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Arsenal boss Wenger on matchwinner Giroud
Praising Giroud's response after being left out of the starting line-up, Wenger added: "I love the man and the player. A good shot forced a corner, which the Algerian then took and picked out Vardy inside the six yard box.
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Bucs waive kicker Aguayo following preseason opener
Roberto Aguayo's rough rookie season convinced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that a kicker competition in 2017 would be a good idea. The Buccaneers kicker began the preseason flawless by way of a chip shot 20-yard field goal on Tampa Bay's opening drive.