Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sanchez Is Giving Pep a Transfer Dilemma

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sanchez Is Giving Pep a Transfer Dilemma

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PEP Guardiola faces bringing forward plans to sign Alexis Sanchez - or risk missing out on the Arsenal striker.

Manchester City were prepared to wait until the Chilean became a free agent to reignite their interest in him after seeing a £60m deadline day deal collapse.

The hope among the Etihad hierarchy was that Sanchez' own desire to work with Guardiola would see him hold until the summer.

But growing interest from abroad could force City to move in January, rather than see a European rival land the 28-year-old.

Sanchez is free to talk to foreign clubs from the turn of the year - giving giants like Paris St Germain an advantage over Guardiola.

The French league leaders have been increasingly linked with a move following the public fallout between Neymar and Edinson Cavani last month. …

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