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Man Utd set to make Alexis Sanchez highest-paid EPL player

Manchester United are set to land Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal by making him the Premier League’s highest-paid player, according to several reports on Thursday.
The Chilean striker would earn between 400,000 and 500,000 pounds ($555,000 and $690,000) a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The Sun, the Daily Telegraph and other newspapers.
The 29-year-old’s wage demands are said to have scared off Manchester City and Chelsea, leaving United as his main suitors.


The Daily Telegraph reported that United have offered Sanchez a four-and-a-half-year contract and he would move for a £30 million transfer fee — it is relatively low because he could leave for free at the end of the summer.
The deal for the former Barcelona player would also likely involve a £20 million signing-on fee and a £10 million agent’s fee.
The Sun reports however that Arsenal could still refuse to allow Sanchez to leave if they do not find a replacement.
The agent for United’s unsettled midfielder Hen…

Eight-year-old boy shot dead in police crossfire

An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed in police crossfire in northern India, an officer said Thursday.
Madhav Bharadwaj was playing with friends in Uttar Pradesh state when he was shot dead in front of his grandfather late Wednesday.
Police said they went into the boy’s village on a tip-off that suspected robbers were hiding out there, and it was unclear who fired the bullet that struck him.


Villagers, however, told local media that only police were shooting.
“Three policemen came to the village and asked the (suspects) to gather at the terrace of a nearby temple for a talk. But suddenly the cops began firing,” the boy’s grandfather told the Times of India newspaper.
“My poor grandson was playing nearby and got hit. I froze for a moment. I was unable to understand what had happened.”
Rajesh Kumar Sonker, a superintendent of police in Mathura district where the incident took place, told AFP an investigation was under way.
“We are probing the case and will soon get to know how the …