Connect with us

sport

Man Utd set to make Alexis Sanchez highest-paid EPL player

Published

on

Manchester United are set to land Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal by making him the Premier League’s highest-paid player, according to several reports on Thursday.

The Chilean striker would earn between 400,000 and 500,000 pounds ($555,000 and $690,000) a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The Sun, the Daily Telegraph and other newspapers.

The 29-year-old’s wage demands are said to have scared off Manchester City and Chelsea, leaving United as his main suitors.

 

Read also: Man Utd set to make Alexis Sanchez highest-paid EPL player

The Daily Telegraph reported that United have offered Sanchez a four-and-a-half-year contract and he would move for a £30 million transfer fee — it is relatively low because he could leave for free at the end of the summer.

The deal for the former Barcelona player would also likely involve a £20 million signing-on fee and a £10 million agent’s fee.

The Sun reports however that Arsenal could still refuse to allow Sanchez to leave if they do not find a replacement.

The agent for United’s unsettled midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan said this week a deal for Sanchez hinged on Mkhitaryan moving to Arsenal, but The Sun said such an agreement had yet to reached.

United manager Jose Mourinho left 28-year-old Mkhitaryan out of his squad to face Stoke last Monday due to “doubts about his future”.

Read also:Theo Walcott Completes 20 million Move From Arsenal To Everton

Mourinho said this week it would be “great” if Sanchez joined although he remained non-committal.

United are second in the Premier League, 12 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City, and Sanchez’s capture would be seen as a statement of intent from a team already paying huge wages to French international midfielder Paul Pogba and Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal, struggling to compete for the Champions League places and knocked out of the FA Cup, have been linked with Borussia Dortmund’s wantaway forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bordeaux’s 20-year-old Brazilian striker Malcom.

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Latest News

news1 hour ago

Buhari reacts to INEC’s election postponement

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep disappointment over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls by the Independent...

news1 hour ago

I’m dissapointed in INEC— Balarabe Musa

Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that...

news3 hours ago

ELECTIONS POSTPONEMENT…… Situation report from Ilorin

There is absolute calmness in Ilorin the Kwara State capital as residents woke to the news of the postponement of...

Politics7 hours ago

PDP condemns 2019 postponement, urges INEC boss to resign

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ‘shoddy’ arrangements for...

Politics7 hours ago

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT…..APC presidential campaign committee reacts

PRESS STATEMENT BY APC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL ON POSTPONEMENT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL/NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND GUBERNATORIAL/HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS: WE CONDEMN...

Politics8 hours ago

POSTPONEMENT….. INEC annouces new dates for 2019 general polls

The 2019 general elections have been postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commissions, (INEC). Below is the full statement read...

news17 hours ago

BREAKING…. Gunmen kill 66 persons in Kaduna

 

news22 hours ago

We’re prepared for Saturday polls– Kwara INEC

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Attahiru-Madami has disclosed that the commission recorded 82 percent success in the...

news24 hours ago

Kogi Senator escapes auto crash along Abuja-Lokoja road

The Senator representing Kogi State Central, Mr Ahmed Ogembe, on Friday survived an auto crash along the Abuja-Lokoja road on his...

Politics24 hours ago

INEC replaces 4, 695 burnt cards in Anambra

About 4, 695 burnt card readers and other sensitive materials that were destroyed on Tuesday by fire at the secretariat...

Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2018 Royal News.

%d bloggers like this: