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Guillem Balague Reckons Man City Are Playing a “Risky” Game With Alexis Sanchez Pursuit

Guillem Balague Reckons Man City Are Playing a “Risky” Game With Alexis Sanchez Pursuit

With Manchester City reportedly willing to wait to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez on a free transfer, Guillem Balague believes they may be leaving the door open for Manchester United.

Pep Guardiola has a long-standing interest in bringing the Chilean international to the Eithad, after the pair worked together at Barcelona.

However, with the club failing to get a deal for Sanchez over the line last summer, all eyes have been on City this month to see if another bid was forthcoming.

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It’s understood City are understandably reluctant to offer more than £20 million for a player in January, who could easily swap clubs at the end of the season for free.

Although, with United equally keen to bring in Sanchez, La Liga expert Balague believes City could pay the price for their refusal to front the cash this month:

 

Despite the speculation surrounding Sanchez’s future and his potential suitors, Wenger remains adamant that he wants the 29-year-old to extend his stay in north London.

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