The Man City fans in the Transfer Tavern are still hoping for a few improvements to their squad. They’ve been stellar this season, and in truth, they look likely to walk their way to the Premier League table, but they cannot get complacent.
In the second-half of the season, and particularly next year, Pep Guardiola needs to hit the reset button and ensure that his players continue to give 100%, despite their domination at present.
One way of doing that is by bringing in a few new faces, and one player that is now looking increasingly likely to move to the Etihad is Alexis Sanchez. Though it remains unclear whether the Chilean will move in January or next summer, the Daily Mail report that he is ‘certain’ to move to the club at some point soon – suggesting that a deal now is simply a matter of when, rather than if.
Sanchez’s contract at Arsenal, of course, expires at the end of the season, and so it remains to be seen whether the club will move for him on a free or whether they will look to secure a deal in January, but his destination appears set, even if his route is not.
This has generated a lot of excitement amongst our resident Citizens, and with good reason. They have been very good offensively this season, but the addition of Sanchez is sure to make them even better. A Chilean international with 115 caps, the winger has proven his quality both on a domestic and international scale, and the Etihad will become an even more terrifying place to go when Sanchez arrives.
All signs point to Manchester for Sanchez, with this deal now looking inevitable.
He will be a fantastic signing for the club, and a huge loss for Arsenal. Financially, it’s a deal that makes sense for the Citizens too, and so it really is a win-win for them.
They’ve been good this season, but they could be even better next term with his arrival.
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