Manchester United have stunningly thrown their hat into the hoop for Sanchez, who’s more likely to depart Arsenal prior to the top of the month.
Manchester City have spent months pursuing the Chile global however, with Pep Guardiola reportedly unwilling to check Arsenal’s asking worth, it has opened the door to a transfer to Old Trafford.
And the Independent say United are increasingly more assured of having a deal for Alexis Sanchez performed.
It is alleged that the Red Devils are already turning their attentions to the participant’s Arsenal team-mate, Ozil.
The German performed beneath Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid between 2010 an 2013, signing after the 2010 World Cup.
Express Sport understands a transfer is lifeless within the water this month with Sanchez rising as the concern.
But the Independent insist that hobby in Ozil stays top at United and, must they land Sanchez, they plan to move for the Germany global as neatly.
Mourinho would without a doubt like to weaken Arsenal given his adversarial dating with Arsene Wenger through the years.
And Gunners enthusiasts will likely be seething if two in their absolute best avid gamers transfer to Old Trafford – specifically given how a lot they nonetheless hate Robin van Persie, who left the Emirates for United in 2012.
Meanwhile, Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas thinks Ozil could be a larger loss than Sanchez.
“I usually do really feel that Ozil suits the gadget higher,” he stated.
“Arsenal avid gamers are flawed to not pass and have fun a objective with Sanchez however he’s created problems throughout the camp and for this reason you’ll be able to’t stay proceeding with him.
“He’s held them to ransom. It’s Arsenal’s personal fault, it’s now not Sanchez’s fault, however I might quite stay Ozil.”