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Manchester City believed to have agreed to personal terms with Alexis Sanchez over a transfer move to Manchester.
The 29-year-old was on the brink of joining City for a fee of around £60million in the summer transfer window. However, the move failed as Arsenal were helpless to bring a replacement to north London.
The South American is out of the deal at the Emirates at the end of the 2017/18 season meaning that the North Londoners risk losing him on a free transfer in the summer.
Gianluca Di Marzio suggests City have reached an agreement with forward that he will receive £11.5m-a-season and be given a £26.5m bonus when he officially joins the club.
It’s understood Arsenal’s squad have lost patience with the long-running transfer saga and are want the move to happen as soon as possible.
The attacker is also ‘desperate’ for an official statement to be made by City before the January transfer window closes.
Asked about his interest in the more platy at the end of December, Guardiola claimed: “He is a player from Arsenal and I think he is going to stay at Arsenal.
“Now it is just about recovering from today. Sometimes you ask for that, but I have a lot of things in my mind.
“In two days, we have another game. Regarding what happens, we will have meetings and see what is best. But my feeling now is Alexis is an Arsenal player.”
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