Manchester United January transfer news LIVE: Red Devils too late on Alexis
Alexis Sanchez could help Manchester United win trophies if he decides to snub Manchester City for Jose Mourinho's men, with former Red Devils star Phil Neville tipping the Arsenal forward to make a similar impact to Eric Cantona and Robin van Persie at Old Trafford.
Sanchez had been expected to join former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola at runaway Premier League leaders City in January after his protracted move to the Etihad Stadium fell through during the previous transfer window, but the Red Devils have now joined the chase for his signature.
Manchester United have passed Manchester City in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, according to the Independent.
Chelsea and Manchester United are monitoring Gremio midfielder Arthur as a potential move to Barcelona stalls, the Daily Mail reports.
Manchester United have lodged a £25 million bid for Alexis Sanchez as they seek to pip arch-rivals Manchester City to the Arsenal forward, reports The Guardian.