"I have players coming back who have not played", he said at his weekly press conference.
Arsene Wenger continues to insist Sanchez will not be sold this summer, and speculation has claimed he is now willing to remain at the club for one more season. But Wenger said he had not heard from PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and referred to French media reports suggesting PSG are more interested in signing Monaco's Kylian Mbappe. "I think he will not play at Stoke, yes".
"I love this club and I'm looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement".
"We have all the other players prepared in pre-season and they are all ready", said Wenger.
Wenger told SFR Sport (via the Evening Standard) that he has a "firm intention" to retain Sanchez's services but added that he is "not super optimistic" about a contract renewal.
Chelsea have reportedly stepped up their interest in Chamberlain as the Blues are desperate for a new addition.
"He is today very conscious of his qualities as well, which he was not always, and I personally believe he will be a very great player".
Aside from Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi are all doubts while Gabriel Paulista and Santi Cazorla are longer-term absentees.
"I'm convinced in 10 or 15 years it will not necessarily be a football specialist who is a manager of a club".
Adelaide is a talented young player who could be an asset to Nantes, where he would likely be afforded much more game time and could consequently return to Arsenal having made significant improvements.