London — Manchester United are set to land Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez by making him the Premier League’s highest-paid player, according to several reports. The Chilean striker would earn between £400,000 and £500,000 a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The Sun, the Daily Telegraph and other newspapers. The 29-year-old’s wage demands are said to have scared off Manchester City and Chelsea, leaving United as his main suitors. The Daily Telegraph reported that United have offered Sanchez a four-and-a-half-year contract and he would move for a £30m transfer fee — it is relatively low because he could leave for free in six months. The deal for the former Barcelona player was also likely to involve a £20m signing-on fee and a £10m agent’s fee. The Sun reports, however, that Arsenal could still refuse to allow Sanchez to leave if they did not find a replacement. However, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said at his Thursday media conference the deal was probably going to b...

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