It is hard to see much of a future for Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal, though it remains to be seen whether or not he is sold before the end of August or departs for nothing next summer.
Paris Saint-Germain’s £198m signing of Neymar proves that the French giants mean business in the transfer market and they have been rumoured to be interested in the Chilean international for quite some time.
A deal between the two clubs therefore remains a distinct possibility, whilst £27m-rated Lucas Moura could move in the opposite direction if reports in the Daily Star are to be believed.
Despite seeming to have been around forever, the Brazilian international only turns 25 today, so his best years as a footballer should still be ahead of him.
Blessed with the sort of lightning pace that can frighten opposition defenders to death, the PSG man has been a model of consistency across the last four Ligue 1 campaigns, something that is not often said about wingers:
|POS: FWD||AGE: 24Y 11M|
|HEIGHT: 5FT 8IN||WEIGHT: 11ST 4LB|
In fact, the 25-year-old has made a direct contribution to between 12 and 16 goals in each of these top-flight seasons, scoring more than he has created in each of the last three.
Similar in style to Theo Walcott, but better able to cope with the rigours of playing week in, week out, Lucas is also significantly younger than the England international:
|24Y 11M||AGE||28Y 4M|
|5FT 8IN||HEIGHT||5FT 7IN|
|11ST 4LB||WEIGHT||10ST 4LB|
|FL | PSG |||| ARS | PL|
|08/13 - 05/17||08/13 - 05/17|
Not only that, but the Brazilian has proven with the volume of assists that he has accumulated that his final ball is not lacking, an accusation that is often labelled against the Arsenal man.
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