Manchester United Given Major Boost In Alexis Sanchez Pursuit

Ross Houston
January 14, 2018

Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the departure of Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Armenian has been linked with a move to Arsenal.

Wenger sounded optimistic that a breakthrough could be imminent in contract talks with Ozil, saying he feels more confident now than in the summer that a deal could be reached with the German.

According to ESPN, City are ready to walk away from a deal basically because they want to pay £20 million, while Arsenal want £35 million. The only word I can say is the what everyone says - he is a phenomenal player.

"I think that's a good deal because as you say Arsenal haven't got a star".

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded Alexis Sanchez could leave this month as long as he can bring in a replacement as he prepares for life after the Chile global.

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

When asked if United were interested in signing the 29- year-old Chilean global, who is out of contract at the end of the season, Wenger said "nothing is really concrete at the moment".

"I don't think it is ethical or correct to be speaking about players of other clubs", he told reporters. They are the best two players Arsenal have and when they are not there, the difference in their attacking play is obvious.

"At the general level, what I can say is that myself and the Manchester United board, we don't believe a lot in the January market".

City tried to sign Sanchez last summer and have been convinced that he wishes to work with his ex-Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola once more. "So you are in a situation where you can not extend the contract of your players".

"And as Manchester United are one of the biggest clubs in the world, if not the biggest, then they will be looking at it". You will have to ask him which is his choice, or ask Arsenal. "Because the difference on wages between the big, big clubs - financially I speak - and us has become big". "I've never questioned his commitment or attitude".

"Honestly I can not tell you much more at the moment about this situation, because nothing is really concrete at the moment".

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