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Picture: Alexis Sanchez spotted at Old Trafford, squad number revealed

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Chilean striker, Alexis Sanchez has arrived at Manchester United training complex, Carrington ahead of his Manchester United medical.

The Chilean international was supposed to have had his medical at Carrington on Saturday after a breakthrough in the swap deal involving both Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan but the Red Devils medical team were given the night off having attended United’s 1-0 win against Burnley away at the Turf Moor.

He was spotted earlier today at Manchester boarding a private jet from London enroute to Carrington to have his medical before signing a four-and-a-half year deal with the 20-time Premier League champions.

Below is the picture of Alexis Sanchez in Man United colours at Old Trafford:

Reports making the rounds understand that the Chilean will be announced officially as a Manchester United player on Monday.

It is believed the former Udinese striker will earn a staggering £350,000 per week plus an extra £100,000 on image rights over the course of his contract at the Theatre of Dreams, a figure which will make him the highest paid player in the Premier League.

With United set to unveil the Chilean attacker officially on Monday, he could make his official debut for the Red Devils away at Yeovil Town in the FA cup on Friday night.

Manchester United flexing their financial muscle to sign one of the best players in the Premier League ahead of neighbours Manchester City shows why they are one of the biggest club in the world and are ready to compete with the likes of Paris Saint Germain, Barcelona, and Real Madrid.

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