Personal terms are yet to be finalised and he will undergo a medical.
The deal is expected to cost around £20m.: Antonio Conte admits he is in the dark over Chelsea’s interest in Alexis Sanchez.
But they fear a bidding war with City, who have given up on Sanchez and are prepared to spend the money on someone else instead.
15.15: Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang possesses electric pace and knows how to use it far more than Theo Walcott does, says pundit Tony Gale.
Gale says Morata’s recent poor form in front of goal could mean a central role for Sanchez should he arrive.“You just need that one to get in behind now and again and he’s perfect for getting in behind people,” he said of Sanchez on Sky Sports.“So at the moment if I was talking about any of those players in the Chelsea line up, and I know he didn’t come off at the weekend, it was (Eden) Hazard and (Cesc) Fabregas, but Morata is the one really struggling at the moment.”: Everton are on the verge of signing Theo Walcott from Arsenal.
Walcott has been spotted at Everton’s training group.
Sanchez is expected to leave for Manchester United or Chelsea.Welcome back to our monthly appointment with the Facebook ads updates you can’t miss! After all the turmoil following the News Feed algorithm revolution, Facebook has been really busy, working super fast to improve the platform and our experience, both as users and as advertisers.And here at Ad Espresso, we’ve been pretty busy too!Gale is a fan of 28-year-old Aubameyang and says his versatility would improve the Gunners as well as his speed.“Mainly down the middle but again, when you’re talking about front threes, he can come off the right or the left,” he said on Sky Sports.“Blessed with blistering pace, can improve with his back to goal. It’s not just having pace, Theo’s always had the pace, it’s how to exploit that pace.“The timings of the runs to get in behind, I’ve seen him in the Champions League football, I like the look of him.”14.50: Alvaro Morata’s starting position at Chelsea would be in serious doubt if the Blues signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal this month, says Tony Gale.“(Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, not so sure about his fitness.So, they need him.”: Barcelona are worried about Manchester United signing Alexis Sanchez.Manchester United are still in the driving seat to sign the Arsenal star.But Express Sport understands Chelsea are weighing up a rival bid.Don Balon say the Catalan giants feel that, if the Red Devils land the Chilean, then Manchester City will go for Griezmann.Barcelona have made the France forward their top target for the summer.