Liverpool transfers: Alexis Sánchez won’t quit Barcelona, says agent

Liverpool transfers: Agent says Alexis Sánchez will not be leaving Barcelona, despite reported interest from the Reds

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
alexis sanchez
Alexis Sánchez joined Barcelona from Udinese in 2011 Photo: FC Barcelona

alexis sanchez

Alexis Sánchez will be staying at Barcelona despite reports linking the Chile international with a January transfer to Liverpool, according to the forward’s agent.

The 23-year-old has only started seven games this season, with the former Udinese star’s only goal coming in the Champions League.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to add to his attacking options after an over-reliance on Luis Suárez during the past four months.

The Reds were reported to be leading the race to sign Sánchez, but his agent Fernando Felicevich insisted the forward would not be leaving Camp Nou.

“Alexis will stay in Barcelona,” Felicevich told todomercadoweb.es.

“He has no reason to leave as he is in the best team in the world. Barcelona will not sell Alexis in any case. He has returned after injury and played well.”

Sánchez has scored 16 goals in 57 appearances for Barcelona after joining from Udinese in a €26m deal in July 2011.

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Opinion
The Sport Review
How Liverpool signings rate and what transfers Jurgen Klopp still needs to make
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho reveals Man United’s remaining summer transfer plans
The Sport Review
Novak Djokovic pulls the plug on 2017: ‘I will take this time to heal’
The Sport Review
Antonio Conte names the player he would love to sign for Chelsea