Juventus ready to enter Sanchez end game

Alexis Sanchez Chile

With Chile out of the World Cup, Juventus are reportedly trying to complete a deal for Alexis Sanchez in an effort to avoid a bidding war.

Juventus may have breathed a sigh of relief when Alexis Sanchez's Chile were knocked out of the World Cup on penalties by Brazil.

The Old Lady have been chasing the signature of the Barcelona star for several weeks and were reportedly in pole position to snap him up before the World Cup started.

Sanchez gave a very good account of himself in Brazil and underlined the credentials that have made him a target for Arsenal and Liverpool.

But Chile were cruelly eliminated by the hosts, leaving Sanchez to return home and make decisions about his club future.

According to Tuttosport, Juventus are going in all guns blazing to try and sign Sanchez before Arsenal or Liverpool can start an auction.

The paper has run the headline: "Sanchez: Now or Never" and suggests that Juventus will be forced to up their existing bid for Sanchez if they are to close out a deal.

Sanchez is believed to have agreed in principle to moving to Juventus but Barcelona's valuation hasn't been met, which could open to door to Liverpool or Arsenal.

Juventus may not have the funds necessary to persuade Barcelona not to begin a bidding process that could prove highly lucrative.

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