Alexis Sanchez subject of £60m Manchester City transfer bid
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 31/08/17 8:21pm
Manchester City have launched a second bid for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.
Sky Sports News understands the offer is £55m plus £5m in add-ons.
Early indications were that they believe they have done good business in selling Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool for a fee understood to be £35m while in the last year of his contract.
Arsenal have wanted to keep Sanchez all summer and Arsene Wenger has insisted he is not for sale.
Alexis close to sign for City for £55 + £5. Arsenal asked for few hours to sign Thomas Lemar, which they confident they are going to do— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 31, 2017
But Sky Sports' Spanish Football expert believes they are in talks to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco and are confident of completing a deal.
Sanchez is in the last year of his contract and has so far failed to agree new terms But Wenger said earlier this month that he hoped the former Barcelona man would extend his contract.
Sanchez is currently in with Chile national squad ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers and Sky Sports News understands that City officials are in the country in preparation to complete any potential deal.