MCFC have gone back in with a second bid for Sánchez. Still confident of getting him.— Paul Hirst (@hirstclass) August 31, 2017
Second bid for Alexis Sanchez from City. It's getting interesting...— Jonathan Smith (@jonnysmiffy) August 31, 2017
Manchester City have put in second bid for Alexis Sanchez. Cash bid, no other player involved— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) August 31, 2017
Guillem Balague of Sky Sports gives us more details, and potential positive news for City fans: the Blues are close to a deal for £55 million plus £5 million in performance bonuses, but Arsenal are hoping to complete the transfer of Monaco winger Thomas Lemar before they allow Alexis to move to the Etihad.
Alexis close to sign for City for £55 + £5. Arsenal asked for few hours to sign Thomas Lemar, which they confident they are going to do— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 31, 2017
More sources are confirming the £55 million + £5 million in add-ons, and they also say that Arsenal want to get Lemar in first. It looks like this could be offer that gets the deal done!
I'm told City's second bid for Sanchez is £55m + £5m. Arsenal want to get Lemar in before they let Sanchez go.— Paul Hirst (@hirstclass) August 31, 2017
Man City second bid for Alexis Sanchez is £55m plus £5m in add ons. We're also told Arsenal are back in for Thomas Lemar from Monaco— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) August 31, 2017
This may be happening...