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NEYMAR and Dani Alves have reportedly been trying to convince Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez to join them at Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Sanchez has been heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates after entering the final 12 months of his Arsenal contract.
The likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City have shown an interest in the Chile international.
And according to Spanish outlet Don Balon, Sanchez’s former Barcelona team-mates Neymar and Alves have been trying to convince him to join them in the French capital.
Neymar left Barca for the Ligue 1 giants in a world-record £200million deal earlier this month, while Alves joined on a free after leaving Juventus.
But PSG also face competition from City, with Don Balon adding Pep Guardiola’s side are lining up a £60m bid for the 28-year-old forward.
Guardiola also worked with Sanchez during his time at Barcelona before selling him to Arsenal for £35m in the summer of 2014.
Arsene Wenger is desperate to keep Sanchez for the final year of his contract, despite running the risk of losing him on a free next summer.
The Gunners are said to have offered Sanchez a bumper £300,000-a-week deal to remain at the north London club, but he is no closer to signing an extension.
When pressed on Sanchez’s contract talks, Wenger said yesterday: “We have not progressed on that front.
“I want Sanchez to stay, I want Sanchez to extend his contract. But as well you have to be capable to afford to pay him.”