Manchester City and Arsenal to re-open talks over Alexis, Sterling swap



Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 by ESPN

Manchester City and Arsenal to re-open talks over Alexis, Sterling swap
Could Alexis Sanchez, left, and Raheem Sterling swap places at Arsenal and Manchester City?

As the summer transfer window entered its final hours, speculation broke that Manchester City were prepared to sacrifice Raheem Sterling to acquire Alexis Sanchez in a swap deal. The Gunners refused to sell the Chilean in the end after failing to line up a replacement, but the Mirror reports that they will look to pick up talks over Sterling again in January.

Arsene Wenger might be prepared to sanction Sanchez's sale in order to recoup some money before he becomes a free agent in the summer, with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Chelsea also reportedly interested.

Pep Guardiola has insisted that Sterling is absolutely not for sale and the club's official line is that Arsenal asked for Sterling. But the Londoners seemed to make Thomas Lemar their No.1 priority late in the window, failing with a £90 million offer.



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