Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Step Up Sanchez Bid as PSG Bow out of Race

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Step Up Sanchez Bid as PSG Bow out of Race

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PEP Guardiola has been offered fresh encouragement Alexis Sanchez will try to force his way to City, with the Chilean continuing to price himself out of a move overseas.

Paris St Germain are the latest to baulk at the Arsenal striker's personal demands.

Sources in France claim they have cooled their interest after refusing to pay wages of £500,000-a-week.

Bayern Munich also pulled out of the race to sign Sanchez earlier this summer, with club president Uli Hoeness citing the 'crazy money' it would take to land the 28-year-old.

There is a growing feeling Sanchez is deliberately pricing himself out of move abroad in a bid to ensure Arsenal accept City's £50m offer.

Arsene Wenger remains adamant he will not sell his prize asset - even as he enters the final 12 months of his contract. …

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