Alexis Sanchez ‘says goodbye to Arsenal team-mates and leaves team lodge’ ahead of clinching Manchester United transfer

ALEXIS SANCHEZ has reportedly stated goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates earlier than leaving their team lodge simply earlier than 11pm on Friday.

And it seems he has moved a step nearer to clinching his Manchester United transfer after Henrikh Mkhitaryan's tearful farewell earlier today.

 Alexis Sanchez has reportedly said goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates

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Alexis Sanchez has reportedly stated goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates

The finer particulars of the offers – with each gamers getting in reverse instructions – are but to be ironed out.

However the Mirror report that Sanchez acquired a name and earlier than saying goodbye to team-mates and leaving their lodge.

Sanchez was anticipated to be named as the primary reserve to Arsenal's 18-man squad for his or her conflict towards Crystal Palace.

However he might now have been half of the Gunners' matchday preparations for the ultimate time.

 Sanchez arrived at training in a Bentley on Friday and is now thought to have left their hotel

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Sanchez arrived at coaching in a Bentley on Friday and is now thought to have left their lodge
 The Chile ace is said to have said goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates

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The Chile ace is claimed to have stated goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates

Sanchez is about to be Britain's first £500,000-a-week footballer after agreeing a £118.3million contract to be a part of United.

However the deal has been held up over Arsenal's transfer plans and whether or not Mkhitaryan was ready to go to The Emirates.

United boss Jose Mourinho acknowledged on Friday that the transfer was shut to completion.

And Manchester Metropolis chief Pep Guardiola congratulated his rivals and his former Barcelona ace on their settlement.

The Arsenal insurgent has been provided a shocking £505,000-a-week, 4-yr deal at Previous Trafford.

Mourinho snatched the Arsenal attacker from Metropolis’s clutches when the league leaders felt the worth of the package deal had gone too excessive.

And whereas this season’s title race could also be run Mourinho sees this as an indication of intent for the subsequent as he begins to make United stronger.

 Sanchez and Arsene Wenger at Gunners training on Friday

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Sanchez and Arsene Wenger at Gunners coaching on Friday

Mourinho stated: “The team is missing nothing. It isn’t the purpose of missing one thing or we desperately want one thing.

“It’s simply interested by the development of the team sooner or later.

“If we’ve got in our thoughts in the summertime to enhance the team in two or three positions, principally to enhance the team in all of the departments, if in case you have the prospect to do one thing now it signifies that you don't do it in the summertime. “

Mourinho says the January transfer window is absolutely for golf equipment who haven’t accomplished their job correctly the earlier summer time.

However then Sanchez was only a dream, now it has grow to be a realtiy.

 Sanchez with Jack Wilshere at training on Friday

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Sanchez with Jack Wilshere at coaching on Friday

He stated: “I feel that's for me the purpose of the January transfer window, is to assist the golf equipment that didn't work properly in the summertime and they really feel they’ve to do one thing in January to assist what they didn't do nicely earlier than.

“It's as a result of of that we don't like to do issues in January as a result of it exhibits that we didn't give our greatest, we didn't attempt our greatest and we don't like to do it.

“However in case you have the prospect to get some particular gamers, some participant in particular circumstances, some participant that you’d do in the summertime and you have got the prospect to do it now, that's a particular state of affairs and you attempt to do it.

“In the summertime, we might in all probability have three transfers to do.

“If we do one now, in the summertime it’s three minus one.”

After dropping Sanchez and Theo Walcott, the Gunners are set to usher in £53m Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

ALEXIS SANCHEZ has reportedly stated goodbye to his Arsenal team-mates earlier than leaving their team lodge simply earlier than 11pm on Friday.

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