After everybody (including Arsenal fans and TV pundits) thought that Alexis Sanchez would be a certainty to get a chance to rejoin Pep Guardiola at Man City, it now seems nailed-on that the Chilean will be moving to Man United instead.
Everyone knows that SkySports is the most well-connected source for transfer information and they are reporting today that United are extremely confident that they have put together a package that will satisfy both Arsene Wenger and Alexis himself after agreeing to match Arsenal’s asking price of £35m and pay £5m to his agents for negotiating the deal. On top of that they have offered Sanchez more than £350,000 per week, which means an extra £18m a year in his bank account.
According to the report, even moneybags Man City are refusing to match those figures, which is quite amazing in itself! But we will certainly know for sure after on Sunday, Wenger said: “It could happen today or tomorrow or not at all.
“He could have moved today or yesterday or not, but it will be decided in the next 48 hours. He is on standby so I decided not to bring him today. It wasn’t that he didn’t want to play.”
So please, can we just get this deal finalised so we can find out who we are getting in? Pretty please….