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Manchester United to sign Premier League superstar in January and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 20th September, 2017

Sumedh Pande
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Manchester United will definitely win the Premier League if Mourinho gets his man

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on September 20, 2017: 

Premier League 

Manchester United enter Alexis Sanchez race 

Arsenal v Everton - Premier League
Sanchez has entered the final year of his contract with Arsenal

The Sun has claimed that Jose Mourinho now has his mind set on signing Alexis Sanchez in January to challenge on all fronts. Despite the Chilean returning to Arsenal after a failed move to Manchester City, his mind is fixated on a move in January or as a free agent in the next summer. 

United have been quoted a £25 million sign-on fee for Sanchez and the Red Devils will be able to sign a pre-contract agreement with him in January. Manchester City are also looking at the situation with Sanchez expected to cause an off the field battle between the Manchester rivals. 

Gabriel Jesus in line to receive a bumper new deal 

Gabriel Jesus has been a hit since arriving on these shores in January with the Brazilian scoring 12 goals in 17 starts for Manchester City. The Daily Mirror reports that the club owners have been extremely happy with the performance levels shown by the 20-year-old and hence want to reward him with a new lucrative deal. The new contract will see Jesus earn £150,000 per week - twice what he used to earn before. 

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Sumedh Pande
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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