Category Archives: Alexis Sánchez

José Mourinho extends Manchester United contract until at least 2020

• Portuguese signs deal with option of further one-year extension
• Alexis Sanchéz to make debut in FA Cup against Manchester United

José Mourinho has signed an extension to his contract at Manchester United in a move that sees him commit his future to the club until at least 2020, with the option of activating a further year.

United won the Europa League in the Portuguese’s maiden season with the club last term, to become the first manager to win a major trophy in his first year in charge. United are second in the Premier League, behind rivals Manchester City.

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Alexis Sánchez in line for Manchester United debut at Yeovil in FA Cup

• José Mourinho says new signing from Arsenal will be in squad
• Manager refuses to ‘add fuel to the fire’ over Ronaldo speculation

José Mourinho has confirmed Alexis Sánchez will go straight into the Manchester United squad for Friday’s FA Cup tie at Yeovil and believes “one of the best attacking players in the world” can only complement an already impressive front line.

“We now have five attacking players of high quality,” the United manager said. “To be able to choose from Mata, Rashford, Lukaku, Martial and now Alexis is fantastic for me and the team. Not everyone will be able to play at the same time but that is life at a big club; you cannot compete in a serious way with just 11 players, it is impossible. We want to improve all the time, we want to achieve big things and we will not stop until we do that. Players at big clubs have to accept competition for places. They might not like finding themselves on the bench some days but I am happy with that.”

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Alexis Sánchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan seals Arsenal move

• Sánchez hits out at former Arsenal players after joining United
• Mkhitaryan describes move to Arsenal as ‘a dream come true’

Alexis Sánchez settled into his new surroundings at Manchester United and immediately took aim at former Arsenal players.

The swap deal which had been talked of exhaustively finally came to fruition on Monday with Sánchez making the move to Old Trafford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading to north London.

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