Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United transfer news: Deal, fee, wages, first pictures confirmed

MANCHESTER United have confirmed the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a monster transfer package that exceeds AU$250 million.

Sanchez has been handed the iconic No.7 jersey for one of world football’s biggest clubs, where he will now act as a lynchpin of Jose Mourinho’s attack, having earlier looked certain to sign for rivals Manchester City.

The incredible sums of Sanchez’s move have been confirmed, with the player set to earn £450,000-a-week before tax to make him United’s highest ever earner.

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