Chilean and Arsenal striker, Alexis Sanchez, has intimated the club on his desire to join up with former gaffer, Pep Guardiola, at Manchester City.
According to Chilean daily, El Mercurio, Sanchez made the decision while at the just-concluded Fifa Confederations Cup in Russia.
He is said to have consulted with teammates and family members before deciding Manchester City is where the grass is greener.
He is reported to favour a summer move instead of running down his contract and leaving as a free agent.
“Not playing in the Champions League is a big deal for Alexis, he is motivated to participate and indeed win it.
“Alexis spoke to his teammates during the confed cup about the matter, he spoke to his family as well. All of them came to the same conclusion, it is best for him to end his journey with Arsenal and join City their rivals.
“Alexis [does not want to wait one more year to leave for free], for any reason, his thinking is to leave now,” the report read.