Manchester United are set to be plotting a shock move for Arsenal’s Chilean super star Alexis Sanchez; but they are not in this wild goose chase alone as reports have it that Spanish giants Real Madrid are also very much interested in Sanchez.
Sanchez is in his second season with Arsenal; after helping the Gunners finish third in the Premier League last season and also capping off a spectacular debut season by lifting the oldest Cup competition in the world; the English FA Cup last season. The 26 year old has scored 25 times in 52 appearances for the Gunners since he joined from Spanish side Barcelona for £30 Million in 2014.
Real Madrid are also keen on signing Sanchez as it seems like Cristiano Ronaldo will be heading out of the Santiago Bernabue come the end of the current season. Sanchez had a wonder spell during his time with Barcelona when he joined from Italian side Udinese.
It would be hard for Arsene Wenger to sell one of his most prized assets to a direct rival, as Wenger has learnt from the mistakes of selling Robin Van Persie to Man United or Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy, Emmanuel Adebayor etc. to Manchester City. Sanchez may join Real Madrid instead but with Pep Guardiola being linked to the United hot seat, a reunion may not be impossible.
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