Phil Neville has noted that Alexis Sanchez would be an unbelievable signing for Manchester United, insisting his arrival could have a similar impact to that of Robin van Persie in 2012.
Manchester City appeared to be in the driving seat to sign the Chile international but reports on Thursday revealed that Man United had tabled an improved offer.
The Premier League leaders are unwilling to improve their offer of £20m, giving Jose Mourinho a free run at signing Arsenal’s biggest goal threat in January – although any deal is contingent on Arsene Wenger securing a replacement in time.
And Neville, speaking on Friday, noted that pinching Sanchez from under Man City’s nose would serve as an emphatic statement.
“I was blown away really, because everyone thought he was...
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