Arsene Wenger was eager to do a deal for the England winger in the summer, but Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola did not want to sell
The Gunners were eager to do a deal for the England winger in the summer, but Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola did not want to sell.
Raheem Sterling was in action last night for Manchester City in their Carabao Cup clash with West Brom
Alexis Sanchez played for Arsenal against Doncaster last night as he still searches for peak form
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But Arsene Wenger could make a move for the 22-year-old in the new year’s transfer window, according to the Mirror.
Wenger will not have a strong bargaining position, given City will be losing a far younger player than Sanchez, 28.
But City were keen on bringing the former Barcelona winger to the Etihad before the summer transfer window, but a move broke down when Arsenal could not sign £92millilon Thomas Lamar from Monaco.
Guardiola has an embarrassment of riches in the final third of the pitch, with Sheikh Mansour bankrolling the most expensively assembled team in football history.
As SunSport reported this week, Manchester United are also keeping an eye on the Chilean’s situation at Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger was eager to do a swap deal over the summer with Alexis Sanchez and Raheem Sterling
Pep Guardiola watches on as Manchester City face West Brom
Pep Guardiola gives out instructions to winger Raheem Sterling
Sanchez has returned to the Emirates after spending much of the summer in his home country – but he has yet to find top form for his club.
City have netted 22 goals in an extraordinary scoring start to the season and they are currently top of the Premier League on alphabetical order ahead of rivals United.
Guardiola’s side face goalless Crystal Palace at home in the Premier League on Saturday while Arsenal host West Brom on Monday night.
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