Manchester City monitoring Arsenal star

Manchester City are monitoring Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ahead of a possible January move, according to the Daily Express.

The Chilean, who has a contract until 2018 with the Gunners, is currently involved in contract negotiations with the North London club.

The Gunners have supposedly offered him a two-year extension, but Sanchez has demanded a release clause in his new contract. He is also asking for £200,000-a-week wages, which will make him the club’s highest earner along with
Mesut Ozil.

The report from the Express claims that City are closely monitoring Sanchez situation and ready to move in for him if his negotiations with his current club break down.

City manager Pep Guardiola rates the Chile international highly and previously signed him when he was in charge of Barcelona.

However, Sanchez has been a crucial player for the Gunners ever since his arrival in North London in 2014, and it’s very unlikely that Arsene Wenger would allow him to move to a direct competitor.

The 27-year-old has made a fine start to the new season and has already scored four goals for the Gunners in all competitions.

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