Everyone knows: Sanchez a bargain at £20m - Conte

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It's not that I don't want to inform you, I don't want to give you wrong information.

Sanchez and his agent would have to lower their demands, or face the possibility that Man City could walk away for now.

Sanchez has always been a target for City and they offered £60 million (A$104 million) for the 29-year-old, without success, last summer. Is it me in charge or somebody else, you can only do what is best for the club.

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. The striker believes lack of opportunities for Liverpool could mean he doesn't make it into Gareth Southgate's England World Cup squad this summer. If he comes to us - I don't know it will happen - he can help us. Playing the game, that is my only concern.

"At the general level, what I can say is that myself and the Manchester United board, we don't believe a lot in the January market". I am not going [to speak about it]. I hope to convince them to follow what I am talking about.

Guardiola also confirmed Gabriel Jesus could return from injury before the end of the month. The Brazil global is set to be fit for their Champions League last-16 first-leg trip to Basel on February 13, and could be playing again even sooner than that.

The Brazil worldwide suffering a medial ligament injury during the goalless draw against Crystal Palace in December, but it now looks like he could return sooner than expected. "He's a very good player". I wish them good luck because they are going to need it.

City have revived their interest despite holding a huge 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League but are unwilling to meet Arsenal's £35million valuation which has allowed their local rivals the chance to swoop in at the last minute.

Red Devils legend Gary Neville became embroiled in a passionate back-and-forth with Sky Sports pundit Guillem Balague on Friday night as he took umbrage with the Spaniard's reductionist opinion that Sanchez would only move to Old Trafford because of money. "They're taking teams out before they even get on to the pitch".

He made a decision to stay with Leicester in the end and it seemed like that would mean he'd finish his career at the King Power Stadium.

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