Talking to the media after being substituted on during Manchester City’s win against Liverpool, Claudio Bravo told reporters that he got a first-hand view of Alexis’ reaction to the events of deadline day.

Alexis looked to be moving to City, but when Arsenal couldn’t secure a replacement it didn’t happen. Bravo said in the Daily Mail: “We were talking in Chile. He went from happiness to bitterness in a few hours, although it’s all in the past now.

“The transfer didn’t happen because a player didn’t go to Arsenal and everything collapsed. We would have loved to have him here, but the market gives you these time limits and the rush is not good.

“This time it was not possible, but hopefully we have him here in the future.”

It’s nice to see that Claudio respects that Alexis is currently an Arsenal player. Talking openly about how much Sanchez wanted the move and how Bravo hopes the 28-year-old will soon leave his current club for Manchester clearly shows that.

Perhaps Bravo just has that ‘Barca DNA’ we always hear about. The DNA that makes you think it’s alright to publicly unsettle players under contract.

It’s also another show of the difference in class between some people in football. When Arsène Wenger was repeatedly asked about Oxlade-Chamberlain leaving Arsenal, and given many opportunities to stir the pot regarding the nature of Ox’s departure, he responds that these things should stay private.

Before the Arsenal match against Bournemouth, Wenger was asked to reveal what went down between him and the Ox, and he responded: “I cannot come out with every single conversation I have with the players. The talks between the player and manager is secret.”

Unfortunately, not everyone has this same level of respect for other clubs and their players.

Bravo is happy to talk about Alexis, and I have no doubt this talk will only increase as we move towards the January transfer window.

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