Pep Guardiola made 'personal phone call' to Alexis Sanchez to convince him to join Man CityPublished December 05, 2016
Arsenal fans will be sweating when they read the latest reports about Manchester City’s pursuit of Alexis Sanchez. In fact, it’s best to open a window right about now and grab a damp cloth. Put in on your forehead because word from Chile is going to send your temperature soaring.
The diminutive maestro scored a hat-trick in Arsenal’s 5-1 win at West Ham on Sunday and is regarded by many as their best player.
The fact that his contract expires in 2018 is a source of anxiety for Gooners around the world. There are reports that the club. There are reports that the club has been offering him a new deal but he’s keeping his options open.
According to Chilean site Emol, Guardiola made a personal phone call to Sanchez after the game to convince him to join City. The pair worked together at Barcelona and Sanchez may be tempted by the project and the wages on offer. Arsenal would be very reluctant to sell but might be forced to if they can’t get the star to commit to life at the Emirates.