Reports emerging from the stable of TV13, claim that Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has taken permission to leave the Chile camp to conduct personal business – amid a sensational new offer from Manchester City.

They have offered Raheem Sterling plus cash for the wantaway Arsenal star in a bid to get a deal over the line before the transfer window closes.

And TV13 claim Sanchez has requested for permission to take time away from the rest of the Chile group as speculation over his future intensifies.

Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract.