Arsenal have agreed a deal with 'big name player' to replace Alexis Sanchez - Balague
He said: "If Alexis goes now they are prepared.
"They've got a name, they've got a player that will replace him.
"They don't have to negotiate anything with him - it's just a matter of seeing if Alexis leaves now or at the end of the season.
"They are prepared for the departure and they say he's a big name and it's not just a kid coming through.
"We'll see what happens with that.
"At the moment, in terms of facts, Manchester United have not spoken to Arsenal. They have spoken to Alexis and the wages are higher than what City are offering Alexis."
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