Alexis Sanchez has arrived at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground as he prepares to undergo a medical and complete his move to Old Trafford.
Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho revealed on Saturday that the club were ‘so close’ to announcing the deal, which will see Henrikh Mkhitaryan move the opposite way to Arsenal in a straight swap.
While the Armenian has been in London since Saturday evening, Sanchez only just touched down in Manchester, having uploaded footage of him boarding a private jet at lunchtime
. Sanchez is reported to be receiving £400,000-a-week after tax at United The Chilean updated his Instagram story with a short clip of him boarding a small private plane bound for Manchester from what appeared to be a snowy Biggin Hill airport.
Looks like Alexis Sanchez is on his way somewhere.
IT’S HAPPENING! via Alexis Sanchez’s Instagram! #mufc pic.twitter.com/0CY0FXSSrc — United Xtra (@utdxtra) January 21, 2018 After touching down, Sanchez was collected by United’s player liason team and driven to Carrington, where he will soon undergo a medical and sign on the dotted line of a contract that will make him the highest paid player in the Premier League.