Manchester United have made a bid to sign Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal as José Mourinho attempts to bring down Manchester city’s hopes of securing the Chile player ahead this month.
Sánchez has already agreed private terms really worth around £250,000 a week with Pep Guardiola’s facet, with city having submitted a £20m offer for the 29-year-old earlier this week. Arsenal have not begun to respond to that however it is understood that United have due to the fact that entered the race with a bid this is believed to be within the location of £25m.
Their concept might additionally see Sánchez earn extra than he has been provided by city, with Mourinho believed to be assured of triumphing the race despite the ahead having played below Guardiola at Barcelona.
Arsenal has additionally been presented the possibility to signal Henrikh Mkhitaryan, despite the fact that a stumbling block to that deal may be the Armenian international’s wages, which might be believed to be around £two hundred,000 a week.
Arsène Wenger is eager on signing Malcom from Bordeaux as a right away alternative for Sánchez and has held preliminary talks together with his agent this week. The Brazilian ahead is known to have some other company suggestion to depart this month, even though it is thought now not to have come from both United or Tottenham, who have each been linked with the 20-12 months-vintage in current weeks.
Bordeaux is worrying a charge of €50m and could choose to maintain him till the give up of the season. The state of affairs is complicated by his possession status, with the French side suggested to very own best 50% of his financial rights and the remainder held by some of the Agents