Arsenal transfer news: Juventus plotting sensational Alexis Sanchez player plus cash swap deal

JUVENTUS are tracking Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, and could plot a swap deal involving Mario Mandzukic.

Juve are long time admirers of the Chilean attacker and offered Sanchez an immediate return to Italy after his time in Catalonia with Barcelona two years ago.

Alexis Sanches and Hector Bellerin celebrate the vital equalising goal against PSG
Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin celebrate the vital equalising goal against PSG
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Arsene Wenger is keen for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to commit long term at the Emirates

The Arsenal hierarchy are keen to tied Sanchez down to a new long term contract, despite the 27-year-old still having two years left on his present deal.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger will be desperate to keep the Chilean star, however according to reports the Italians are ready to tempt the Frenchman with a huge cash-plus-player deal with Croatian striker Mandzukic thrown into the mix.

Mario Mandzukic
Mario Mandzukic could be a makeweight in swap deal with Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez

Mandzukic was offered to Arsenal  in January, but the North London side were only prepared to discuss a loan deal with Juventus looking to offload the Croatian in a permanent deal.

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