Will Sanchez join City? (Picture:AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester City will be waiting for Alexis Sanchez with ‘open arms’ should he decide to leave Arsenal and move to the Etihad, Claudio Bravo has said.

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The Citizens are pursuing the Chilean attacker as his future at the Emirates remains unclear.

Sanchez has just one year remaining on his current contract and was reported to be ready to tell Arsene Wenger on Monday that he’s ready to leave the club this summer.

He’s also believed to be keen on a move to Manchester to link up with former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola, with whom he worked with at the Camp Nou.

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Bravo and Sanchez play for Chile (Picture: EPA)

And his international team-mate Bravo has admitted the players are excited at the prospect of him sealing a switch to the Etihad.

‘If he decides to go, we’ll wait for him with open arms at City,’ Bravo told 24 Horas.

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Of course, it’s one thing for City to want him and for Sanchez to be keen on a move but another for Arsenal to agree to sell him to a Premier League rival.

But for now, the Sanchez saga looks set to roll on.

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