Chilean Attacker Set To Snub Liverpool & Man City

By on March 18, 2013

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Alexis Sanchez is set to move to Inter Milan.

Alexis Sanchez

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Barcelona attacker Alexis Sanchez is set to snub interest from Liverpool and Manchester City in favour of a return to Serie A with Inter Milan this summer, according to the Express.

The Chilean international enjoyed an excellent first season in La Liga following his big-money move from Udinese in 2011, scoring 12 goals in 25 league starts. However, he’s struggled for form this season, scoring just 2 league goals so far this campaign, and has dropped down the pecking order in recent months leading to question marks over his future at the Nou Camp.

The Express claim that Liverpool and Manchester City are keen to bring him to the Premier League this summer but it seems the duo are set to miss out with Inter Milan understood to be closing in on his signature.

The report states that an agreement has already been reached between Inter officials and Sanchez’s agent Fernando Felicevitch that will see the Italian giants sign the 24-year-old on a one-year loan deal with the option to buy after the initial 12-month period.

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The news will come as a blow to Liverpool and City as the tricky South American remains a superb talent, despite his disappointing form this season, but it seems he’s chosen a return to Serie A over a move to England.

Are Liverpool and Man City fans sad to miss out on Sanchez? Who would you like to see your team move for in the summer? Get involved in the comments section.


One Comment

  1. AL

    March 19, 2013 at 1:04 am

    That’s understandable.

    I mean failing a Barcelona and then pretending he could make it in the EPL would be a bad move for him.
    I think he should stay in the slower Leagues were he can shine against snails.

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