The Daily Star Sunday says Sanchez, 22, will cost £30million.
City manager Roberto Mancini and their power brokers, chief executive Garry Cook and football administration officer Brian Marwood, are due back in Britain tomorrow from meetings in Abu Dhabi with City's owners.
Their plan is to get straight back to business and the pair hope to tie up a quick deal for Chilean Sanchez, who is also interesting Inter Milan.
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