Alexis Sanchez: Man United to sell Chilean, others and fund Sancho's deal

Alexis Sanchez: Man United to sell Chilean, others and fund Sancho's deal

- Alexis Sanchez, Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo are among stars Man United are planning to sell and fund Jadon Sancho's deal

- This is part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's quest to strengthen his squad ahead of next season

- Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish are understood to be top on the Red Devils transfer wishlist

Alexis Sanchez tops the list of players Manchester United are planning reportedly to offload in a bid to bring quality stars to Old Trafford this summer.

The Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also want Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling have also been marked for exit at the club.

Metro UK reports the Norwegian tactician has not included the trio in his plans for next season and will be looking to axe them permanently.

The three are currently away on loan, with Sanchez and Smalling shipped to the Serie A last summer.

Alexis Sanchez, Smalling among Man United stars who could be sold to fund summer transfers
Alexis Sanchez has endured a tumultuous spell at United since his sensational arrival from Arsenal. Photo: Getty Images.
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On his part, Rojo joined boyhood club Estudiantes on loan during the January window and seems likely to seal a permanent move.

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The United players were shown the exit door as they were deemed surplus requirements at Old Trafford.

But with the global outbreak of coronavirus taking a huge toll on clubs financially, Evening Standard contends it is unlikely the Red Devils will fetch a substantial fee for the players.

Among the three, it is Sanchez who could miss a potential buyer, with Inter Milan where he is currently on loan unwilling to match his massive £450,000-a-week wages.

Alexis Sanchez, Smalling among Man United stars who could be sold to fund summer transfers
Rojo is currently on loan with Argentine side Estudiantes who he could join permanently. Photo: Getty Images.
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Smalling, on the other hand, will not be short of potential suitors having shown glimpses of progress with Roma this season.

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English sides Everton and Arsenal are among the leading clubs said to be gunning for the signature of the English defender.

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Sale of the three players is expected to raise funds for new summer arrivals at Old Trafford, with Solskjaer keen to revamp his squad.

Key among the players Solskjaer wants is Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho who has been in fine shape for the Bundesliga side.

Birmingham wonder-kid Jude Bellingham and Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish are also understood to be on United's radar. earlier reported that Manchester United have been handed a massive boost as reports have it that their transfer target Raul Jimenez of Wolves is now available for a meagre sum of £18 million.

Wolves will now face a stern test in a bid to keeping the Mexican striker as it was gathered that many clubs are jostling for the signature of the 29-year-old.

Reports have it that Juventus and Real Madrid are also gunning for the lad who Manchester United have reportedly made their major transfer target when the transfer window opens.

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