Inter Milan have apparently made a ‘decision’ on the future of Alexis Sanchez with the Italian giants deciding against making the forward’s loan switch from Manchester United permanent.
The Chile international joined the Nerazzurri on a season-long loan deal last summer after a frustrating period at Old Trafford, though the move has so far failed to reignite his career after an injury-hit spell at the San Siro, scoring just one goal in 15 appearances in all competitions.
Inter Milan are currently paying 60 per cent of Sanchez’s huge £350,000-a-week wages during his temporary spell in Italy, and there had been speculation the club were considering a permanent move for the forward should he accept a reduced salary.
That offer, however, now seems to be off the table, with Italian football expert Fabrizio Romano revealing the club have opted against a permanent switch.
“Alexis Sanchez and Inter are ready to say goodbye. Unless there are any sensational twists and turns, the decision to send the Chilean striker back to Manchester United is gathering steam,” Romano wrote on calciomercato.com.
“Sanchez also comes at a hefty cost between the transfer fee and, above all, the salary. Signing him permanently would limit Inter on the investment front, unless the Red Devils agree to extend the loan for one more year.
“In short, the separation will happen unless there is the option of another ‘free’ year (wages aside): this is the decision.”