But Sanchez made it clear he wants upwards of £300,000 before even considering agreeing fresh terms and it remains to be seen whether the new offer will be enough.
"He had the scan two days ago and is out for a while, maybe two weeks or one more week but he's not available".
As it stands, if he refuses to sign the new deal which will be offered - he will be running out his contract, which would allow him to leave for free next summer. "But of course at the moment I have now 33 players and it is very hard to manage on a daily basis such a high number".
Reflecting on Friday's Premier League opener against the Foxes, Wenger said there were "plenty of uncertainties" surrounding his starting line-up after key players missed Sunday's Community Shield victory over Chelsea through injury.
Arsenal is set to receive an £80 million (about $104 million) bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports.
"I felt that to lose tonight would have been awful for us because we had such good preparation and to sit there in the morning and think we had lost at home would have been bad", he said.
Arsene Wenger has been the coach of Arsenal for about 21-years and just recently signed a 2-years contract extension at the beginning of the transfer window, after many had speculated his exit away from the club.
'If you look at the number of players that are out on loan, they can call a few back, ' he said.
PSG, Bayern Munich and Manchester City have all been mentioned as potential suitors of Sanchez, who is in the final year of his deal at the Emirates Stadium.