Alexis Sanchez might be a couple of days from finding love again.
Not the type of love he gets from dogs Atom and Humber obviously, or indeed from South African model Anna Modler who wasn't exactly doing a great job of hiding the fact that she was staying with the Chilean during coronavirus lockdown.
No, it is a different type of love that seemingly awaits the forward at some point this week. The love of a football club who actually want him to be a presence on their books.
That club is Inter Milan of course, with the Italians seemingly just days away from turning Sanchez's loan spell into a permanent deal. But as usual with forward over these past two-and-a-half years, things aren't as simple as that.
As the eye-watering numbers begin to be crunched and Manchester United start to see something of a light at the end of a long, expensive tunnel, there is still a big issue arising.
Sure, Sanchez can agree to a deal that will see Inter spend £13.5million him, and give him a contract that will ensure that United don't have to keep paying him £350,000 a week to not play for them. As far as they are concerned, the decision is made and no doubt a party will be held.
Instead those gigantic wages will be reduced as Sanchez will sign a three-year deal that will at least give him some stability and the removal of his status as surely the biggest millstone around the neck of any progress they want to make at Old Trafford.
But what happens then?
At 31 and and with his best days certainly behind him, Sanchez is tying himself to an Inter project which is already seemingly getting away from Antonio Conte.
The former Chelsea boss used the end of the Serie A season to decide to launch into a now familiar rant against the hierarchy at Inter, something that we know usually ends in a parting of the ways for the fiery Italian.
"Neither my work nor the players' work was acknowledged, I found little protection from the club when making comparisons," he said at the weekend.
"If you want to reduce the gap with Juventus you have to be strong on the pitch but above all off it.
"We will have to talk to the president who is in China now. I don't like people jumping on the bandwagon now, we have to be there for the good times and bad and this has not happened at Inter.
"I understand that, if you are weak, it is hard to protect your team and coach."
There have even been some suggestions that Conte's way of reducing the gap between himself and champions Juventus is to actually head back to Turin and replace the recently crowned champion Maurizio Sarri, but he might have to wait a little longer to be able to do that.
For now he will continue compiling his squad which features an increasing number of former Premier League names, including Sanchez who is set to complete his switch after this Wednesday's one-off Europa League tie with Getafe in Gelsenkirchen.
It would be just his luck if Inter were to lose that game, thereby putting his permanent arrival in back in the shade at the time when he just wants to be loved again.
He can be a star at Inter, but right now he'll be more than a little concerned about what is going on at a club he really can't afford to fail at.
Well, in terms of his reputation at least.
United have already ensured he can afford pretty much everything else.
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