LOS ANGELES -- Manchester City are still hopeful of signing Alexis Sanchez, but may be forced to switch their top attacking target if Arsenal maintain their position that he is not for sale.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has reiterated his stance that the Chilean striker will remain at the club amid speculation that Paris Saint-Germain want to sign him. Sanchez has only one year remaining on his Arsenal contract but Wenger insists he will not be sold despite the danger that he could leave for free...
LOS ANGELES -- Vincent Kompany can't wait to see what new signings Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy bring to Manchester City after their thrilling season with Monaco.
New £43 million midfielder Silva is still yet to train with the first team after being given extra time off following the Confederations Cup with Portugal, while Mendy has just joined up with his new teammates in Los Angeles after finally completing his £52m switch.
Both players were crucial to Monaco's success last season...
Pep Guardiola now has plenty of options in Manchester City's defence and there will be strong competition for places when they kick off the Premier League season next month.
Benjamin Mendy (age 23, £52 million): The France international learned the art of fast-paced wide play from Marcelo Bielsa at Marseille and took his game on further at Monaco, helping them to the Ligue 1 title and Champions League semifinal and became one of the most exciting young left-backs in Europe.
There's a little over a month to go in the transfer window, with clubs across Europe desperate to add to their squads ahead of the new season.
Romelu Lukaku remains the most expensive Premier League purchase at £75 million from Everton to Manchester United, while AC Milan have made everyone sit up and take notice of their lavish spending spree that includes luring Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus.
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