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REPORT: Wenger wants French star in Sanchez deal

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/01/2018

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly ready to sell Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United if French star Anthony Martial will be included in the deal that sees him to Emirate.

According to Daily Star revealing that Gunners boss Wenger has informed his counterpart Jose Mourinho that he wants the 22-year-old striker to move to North London as a makeweight in the Sanchez transfer.

Mourinho all but confirms United's Sanchez interest

Manchester United are said to be keen on keeping Martial at Old Trafford with Red Devil may return with another counter-offer to Arsenal involving defender Chris Smalling.

Manchester City are leading the race to sign Chile international to reunite with former coach Pep Guardiola at Etihad but the deal is reported to have stalled over Arsenal's asking price of £30m.

Mourinho side set to hijack the move with a player-plus-cash deal for the services Sanchez.

Both Manchester outfit tried to sign the South American prior to him joining Barcelona from Udinese in 2011 and again when he chose to join Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014. 

Sanchez has scored eight times in 21 appearances for Arsenal this term