The latest Alexis Sanchez transfer news has triggered betting firms to price where Sanchez might be playing his football next term. Both Liverpool and Arsenal have been linked with the Chile and Barcelona front man, but will there be further twists in the transfer rumours?
Alexis Sanchez Transfer betting
Alexis Sanchez did not make quite the impact at Barcelona that the Spanish giants had hoped last season, but the Chilean forward enjoyed some great form during the World Cup. Rumours that Barca could be prepared to let Sanchez leave alerted clubs all over Europe that he might be available.
Leading the charge in the Alexis Sanchez transfer hunt were Premier League clubs Liverpool and Arsenal. The Anfield club are building a squad capable of backing up their domestic season last year, with a Champions League campaign this year. Sanchez would add star quality to their ranks, and the Sanchez transfer rumours took another twist after the Luis Saurez ban, when rumours started that Alexis Sanchez might be used as a make weight in a ‘players plus cash’ deal to take the Uruguayan front man to the Nou Camp.
Alexis Sanchez Arsenal Transfer link
As the Saurez story built up a head of steam, Arsenal joined the race and were themselves creating headlines in the transfer news. The Gunners bid is a straight purchase – but there is nothing straightforward about any of the Alexis Sanchez transfer news so far. There are contradictory strories already, with some claiming the Chilean would prefer a move to Arsenal, while others suggest he would like a move to Liverpool. But where does all this leave the transfer betting?
Paddy Power Alexis Sanchez Next club market
Paddy Power are betting on the Alexis Sanchez transfer news and currently make Arsenal the 1/3 favourites to land Sanchez. Skybet price Liverpool up at 10/1, with Juventus at 5/1 generallywith Paddy Power (Sanchez’ previous club). There may be further twists to come with this transfer, and the two Manchester clubs can both be backed at 16/1 with SkyBet. If Manchester City sell Negredo, could Alexis Sanchez become a target?
With any Alexis Sanchez transfer news getting updated almost hourly, prices may move quickly. But anyone with a strong opinion on his ultimate destination can still get some decent prices.
Watch highlights of Chile versus Australia below, with Alexis Sanchez a threat throughout. The Chilean saw his hopes of World Cup glory dashed by Brazil after losing a penalty shoot out in their last 16 tie with the hosts.