Alexis Sanchez is set to become a Manchester City player in days according to the Express.
The Chilean was on the verge of a move to City in the summer, but the move fell through because of Arsenal’s failure to sign a suitable replacement. Now, however, with the player out of contract in the summer at The Emirates, the Gunners are ready to cash in on the player rather than see him leave on a free transfer in June, with recent reports of unrest amidst the Arsenal squad at Sanchez’s attitude.
City were ready to wait until the end of the season for the 29-year old, but the recent injury to Gabriel Jesus has persuaded their manager Pep Guardiola to make another move for the Arsenal forward who has scored 80 goals in 165 appearances for the North London club since signing from Barcelona in July 2014.
Arsenal want £35 million for their star player, but City are hoping that a bid of £25 million will be enough for them finally to secure their man.
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