Udinese have confirmed that they have received a bid of €35million for star forward Alexis Sanchez.
Sanchez is being strongly linked with a move to the Premier League, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City all reported to be interested in the Chilean international.
The 22-year-old, who first moved to Udinese in 2008, caught the eye in last year’s World Cup finals in South Africa, and this season has emerged as one of the the hottest properties in Serie A.
Sanchez enhanced his already big reputation at the weekend when he scored four goals in Udinese’s 7-0 thrashing of Palermo.
Udinese’s chairman Franco Soldati told Sky Italia: “Sanchez is of interest of British and Italian teams.
“Somebody has already offered (for Alexis Sanchez) a figure close to 30-35 million euros but I cannot say by whom (we have received it)”.
Udinese’s sporting director Fabrizio Larini confirmed that the recent deals in the Premier League, for the likes of Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and David Luiz – have only confirmed their own valuation of Sanchez.
“A evaluation of €25 million for Sanchez? Looking at what has been paid for (Luis) Suarez, (Fernando) Torres and David Luiz in England, I think Sanchez will also apply to more than €25 million,” Larini told Calciomercato.
“But right now we don’t want to look at the market. Each assessment will be made at the end of the season. “
The player himself admits he is not going to consider his future until the summer.
“My future? For now I want to play football, this is my only desire,” he told Sky Sport Italia.
“At the end of the season we’ll see what happens. Udinese? We are playing very well, the coach motivates us every game as if it were a final. “