Alexis Sanchez joined Arsenal for £31.7m (Getty)Liverpool CEO Ian Ayre has revealed why Alexis Sanchez opted to join Arsenal over Liverpool in 2014.The Chile international became surplus to requirements at Barcelona after the Catalan club agreed a deal to sign Luis Suarez from Anfield that summer.
Jose Mourinho reveals what Marouane Fellaini told him in dressing room after red Unique blush Occasion wear cardLiverpool had agreed a deal to bring Sanchez the other way but it fell through when Arsenal made their interest clear.Eventually Sanchez Polo Ralph Lauren deep royal Polo shirt joined Arsenal in a £31.7million deal.Ayre says that it was the lure of living in London that attracted Sanchez to the Emirates over Anfield.'The thing to understand is that you are never actually in complete control of who you buy and Sunglasses sell as a club,' Ayre said at Liverpool John Moores University's Roscoe Lecture Series.
Ian Ayre says a deal was agreed (Getty)'There was much-publicised interest in Alexis Sanchez, as part of the deal which saw Luis [Suarez] go to Barcelona, and that deal was done.'The only reason it wasn't was that the player and his wife wanted to live in London.'Sanchez in action for Arsenal this week (Getty)