Liverpool Enter Race To Sign Alexis Sanchez

City are willing to pay Sanchez £285,000-a-week while United are happy to go over £300,000-a-week in order to usurp their Manchester rivals.

Man City were willing to pay £60m for a Sanchez back in the summer when he had less than a year left on his contract, which makes their reluctance to make a £30m bid - the amount Arsenal want - when he has six months left makes very little sense indeed.

"I think there is confidence on the red side of Manchester that they have the fee that Arsenal are looking for and they maybe have a player in Henrikh Mkhitaryan that might certainly catch Arsene Wenger's eye".

Manchester United are confident of signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, according to Sky sources.

"He's being vague at the moment, the situation is not completely decided one way or the other".


"I look at Arsenal without Sanchez and Ozil and I'd ask what name would fans get on their shirts if those two go?" The in-demand Chilean will not play for the Gunners on Sunday and the latest reports suggest that United have an edge over City in securing his services.

"If Manchester United bought Sanchez it would be a major-major signing", he said. Until then, here's our match preview:How Arsène Wenger, who will again be peering from the stands, would love a victory after the nightmare in Nottingham.

"They are top of the league, they are going to win the league this season, they are in the Champions League, they are looking like they will be in the final for the League cup, the FA Cup as well potentially".

"If Arsenal could get him playing like he was at Borussia Dortmund they would have one of the best players in the league".

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