Gerard Romero, who works for Sport as well as a radio station which covers Barcelona called Moguts pel Barça, claims that the Chile international will join Pep Guardiola’s side ‘in the coming days’.
Romero has a strong track record with City’s transfers since Guardiola arrived at the club has revealed the deals involving Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, Nolito and John Stones long before they were announced.
Earlier on Wednesday, reports in Chile also claimed that City is Sanchez’s preferred destination over Bayern Munich.
Last week, Arsene Wenger reiterated that Arsenal will not entertain offers for Sanchez this summer, despite the 28-year-old only having a year remaining on his current contract.
‘They [Sanchez and Ozil] will stay at the club and hopefully we can extend their contracts,’ the Frenchman told beIN Sports.
‘You cannot weaken the club and weaken the team.
‘You want to strengthen the team. Unless you find a player of the same caliber.’
Despite Wenger’s public insistence that last season’s top goalscorer will not be sold, Arsenal has been linked with a number of forwards already this summer which suggests Sanchez’s future is far from certain.
Wenger refused to rule out the possibility of making a bid for Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez this summer, while the FA Cup winners are reportedly in the running for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette. Read More