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Manchester City 'still pursuing Alexis Sanchez'

Man City 'still pursuing Alexis Sanchez'
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Manchester City reportedly refuse to admit defeat in their pursuit of unsettled Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez.

Manchester City are reportedly refusing to admit defeat in their attempts to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez this summer.

Sanchez will see his current deal expire next summer, and it is widely thought that the Chile international is refusing to pen a fresh contract with the Gunners.

Earlier this month, it was claimed that Sanchez would be prepared to see out his current deal at the Emirates Stadium before leaving on a free transfer at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

However, according to Manchester Evening News, City are still confident of striking a deal for the South American before the August deadline, with the Citizens prepared to make the 28-year-old the highest-paid player in their history on £400,000 a week.

The former Barcelona attacker, who scored 30 times in 51 appearances last season, watched from the stands as Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in their Premier League opener on Friday night.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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