Arsenal have knocked back a £50million bid from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez today, according to various sources who have clearly received a briefing from the club.
Mcfc had £50m bid for Sánchez rejected today.
— Paul Hirst (@hirstclass) August 29, 2017
— James Ducker (@TelegraphDucker) August 29, 2017
City have had a £50m bid rejected for Alexis Sanchez. Talks ongoing. They're still confident they'll reach an agreement before Thursday.
— Sam Lee (@Sammy_Goal) August 29, 2017
Arsenal rejected a £50million bid from #mcfc for Alexis Sanchez today.
— Jack Gaughan (@Jack_Gaughan) August 29, 2017
BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal reject £50m bid from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez, according to Sky sources. #SSN
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 29, 2017
No players were offered to Arsenal by City bosses, who want to sign the 28-year-old in a cash only deal. The feeling is that City are determined to complete a deal without sacrificing Raheem Sterling or Sergio Aguero, two players Arsene Wenger would like to see go the other way.
David Ornstein, reliable for all matters Arsenal, insists that Arsenal’s stance hasn’t changed, although having agreed to negotiate with City, it seems to have softened somewhat.
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) August 29, 2017
City remain confident of striking a deal before Thursday’s transfer deadline having (finally) made their opening bid after months and months of speculation.
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