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Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid have made Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez a priority target next year.
The European Champions are understood to have earmarked the Chilean as one who could really improve their first team.
Following the departure of Alvaro Morata in the just concluded summer window, Madrid are understood to remain interested in signing a top quality forward after failing in their attempts to sign Kylian Mbappe.
Florentino Perez, the 12-time European champions’ president, has reportedly made the Chilean his first choice to bolster their attacking options. Sanchez is understood to be the preferred option ahead of Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
According to Don Balon via Daily Cannon, Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is reportedly ‘plan A’ for Real Madrid, and the Spanish club will only go for Tottenham’s Harry Kane if they can’t land the Chilean international.
With the player set to run down his contract and walk away from the Emirates for free next year, a lot of top European clubs are expected to monitor the player’s situation at the Emirates this season.
That seems to be the case now as Madrid have now joined Manchester City in the race the race to sign Sanchez.
The Spanish club however have their work cut out as the player is understood to prefer a move to the Etihad as he wants to be reunited with Pep Guardiola, whom he played under during their spell at Barcelona.