"He's being vague at the moment".
The Old Trafford club's willingness to meet Arsenal's £35 million valuation of Sanchez, who can leave as a free agent at the end of the campaign, together with the possibility of offering one-time Arsenal target Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of any deal, have increased the chance of the forward joining Jose Mourinho's squad.
Asked if he expected Sanchez's future to be determined imminently, he said: "Yes".
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Mesut Ozil was also missing because of injury and Arsenal's lineup looked a shadow of the past teams under Wenger.
In search of a late equaliser, Arsenal brought on Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey but they were unable to rescue another desperately disappointing afternoon. Referee Kevin Friend had a brilliant view but turned down strong appeals from those in red and black.
Seven minutes after the restart, Hector Bellerin broke the deadlock for the visitors after scampering down the right flank and squeezing a shot home. Bellerin ran onto an excellently weighted pass from Alex Iwobi to steer the ball into the Bournemouth net.
Jordon Ibe made in 2-1 for Bournemouth four minutes later, blasting a low shot from 18 yards to hand Eddie Howe's side a much-needed victory.
First Wilson converted Ryan Fraser's teasing cross to restore parity in the 70th minute before Ibe fired home a second having been teed up by the scorer of Bournemouth's first.