Manchester United are reportedly set to offload Alexis Sanchez permanently next summer, but will demand £25m for the Chilean forward, according to The Sun.
Sanchez’ time at United has been underwhelming at best, scoring just five goals for the club in 45 appearances, per Transfermarkt.
He was shipped out on loan to Serie A giants Inter Milan in the summer and has started his tenure in Italy fairly well, scoring once and assisting once in four appearances for Antonio Conte’s side – who currently sit second in the division as things stand.
The Sun report that United see no way back for Sanchez at Old Trafford, regardless of how he performs with Inter, and will attempt to offload him permanently next summer.
United want to recoup at least £25m for the former Arsenal star, as they’ll have a huge amount to pay him in the way of a severance package.
The Red Devils will owe Sanchez around £50m considering he still has just under three years left to run on his whopping £505,000-a-week contract (via The Sun).
Although Inter do not have an obligation to buy the South American included in their loan agreement with United, they could well make a move for him at the end of the campaign if he performs well this season.
Sanchez’s situation at United will go down as one of the biggest and most disappointing moves in recent history, considering how good he was at Arsenal and Barcelona (scoring over 300 goals combined for the two sides) prior to arriving in the north west of England.
Hopefully for the 30-year-old, he can start to regain some form in Italy under Antonio Conte and force a permanent move to Inter next summer.
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