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Mercato: Is Alexis Sanchez Heading To Inter?

Calcio Mercato

Inter will offer Alexis Sanchez an escape route from his Manchester United hell this summer with a possible loan move.

The Chilean winger has endured a torrid time at Old Trafford since joining on a swap deal from Arsenal in January 2018.

The 30-year-old has failed to live up to expectations, scoring just one goal in 20 league appearances this season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to get the forward off the books in a bid to free up wages, and according to , the Milan outfit are keen to take him to the San Siro, with his agent already meeting with club representatives.

Sanchez earns an eye-watering £500,000 per week at United, and his departure would help the Red Devils in regards to future signings and existing stars not using the Chilean’s wage as a benchmark.

However, it is unlikely Inter would be able to offer him a similar deal and he would likely have to take a significant pay cut.

The move would see Sanchez return to Serie A for the first time in eight years having made a name for himself at Udinese.

He spent five years at the Italian outfit before earning a big move to Barcelona.

It is set to be a busy summer at Inter, with star striker Mauro Icardi set to leave this summer.

In a bid to fill the void left by the Argentinean, Inter will also target Roma forward and former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko to replace their No 9.

To further complicate matters, Inter Milan look set to appoint a new manager this summer with Luciano Spalletti expected to leave the San Siro at the end of the season.

Antonio Conte is the favourite to replace him at the Nerazzurri but Juventus and Roma also have uncertain managerial issues and are keen on the former Chelsea boss.

SANCHEZ SEASON STATS FOR 2018-19

  • League apps: 20 Goals: 1 Assists: 3
  • Champions League: 4 Goals: 0 Assists: 0
  • FA Cup: 3 Goals: 1 Assists: 1