The Chilean global made his season debut for Arsenal on Sunday, and he was hardly a factor in the 4-0 demolition the team suffered at the hands of Liverpool.
Arsene Wenger has previously stated his reluctance to sell his prize asset, particularly to a title rival, but with Sanchez prepared to run out his contract, desperate times may call for desperate measures.
Arsenal have denied Alexis Sanchez has handed in a transfer request.
City have been strongly linked with a move for the Chilean worldwide all summer and it seems they've now stepped-up their interest by opening formal talks with Arsenal.
They are reporting this morning that the 28-year-old has asked the management of the Chile national team if he could leave their training in order to sort out a "personal matter".
'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Director Tobe Hooper Dies At 74
They end up encountering a family of cannibals, including the human skin-masked, chain saw-wielding Leatherface (Gunnar Hansen). Numerous spinoffs have also been produced, most recently a prequel titled " Leatherface " to be released in September.
Six-year-old girl shot dead at home in Sydney's west
The man and the girl's uncle were reportedly outside the house at the time of the shooting, police told the Daily Telegraph . A horror story at Lalor Park in Sydney's West, with a three year old girl suffering a fatal gunshot wound to her neck.
A man with a knife attacked a military patrol in Brussels
One of the soldiers was slightly hurt in the attack which Mayor Philippe Close said had been carried out by a "lone individual". Soldiers have patrolled the streets of Brussels alongside the city's police force following terror attacks in 2015 and 2016.
Iraqi forces 'break through' ISIL lines in Tal Afar
In advance of the operation, the Iraqi army had amassed some 400,000 troops and personnel in preparation for retaking Tal Afar . The district has produced some of the armed group's most senior commanders.
Liverpool agree to sign Naby Keita next year, say reports
Keita, along with Southampton's Virgil van Dijk, was a priority for Liverpool coming into the summer transfer window. The deal will surpass the £35 million club record fee the Merseyside club paid Newcastle to sign Andy Carroll.
Mass clashes in Myanmar
The army and the Myanmar's civilian government have vehemently deny allegations of widespread abuses including rapes and murders. Myanmar's government brands the 1.1 million-strong Rohingya population in the country as "illegal immigrants" from Bangladesh.