Arsenal and Chile international attacker Alexis Sanchez has emerged as a shock target for Manchester United this January transfer window.
According to latest report from the Guardian, Manchester United has made a shock bid £25million for Sanchez signature in an attempt to scupper Manchester City’s hope of securing his services this month.
Earlier report had it that City have agreed a personal terms with the South American star and could switch to Ethihad this month or later in the summer.
It will be recalled United hijacked Romeru Lukaku move to Chelsea last summer and they are on the verge of doing so with Sanchez this winter.
The former Barcelona forward contract with the Gunners runs out next summer and the highly skillful star has rejected Arsenal’s offer to extend his stay at Emirate stadium.
Highly trusted and reliable transfer expect Gianluca DiMarzio reveals on his twitter handle that the Red Devils have made a late enquire for Sanchez signature.
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) January 11, 2018
The 29-year old forward is highly rated in England and a move to Old Trafford will definitely strengthened United attack.
Pep Guardiola on the other hand is desperate to have a reunion with his former player. They both worked together while they ware both at Camp Nou.
The Spanish tactician wants Sanchez to provide cover for injured Brazilian attacker Gabriel Jesus this month.