Alexis Sanchez completed his transfer from Arsenal and was offically unveiled as a Manchester United player on Monday 22nd of January 2018.
The Chilean forward had the number seven (7) jersey on with a beautiful paino intoduction by the MUFC side.
United fans couldn’t hold their joy on social media as many expressed their joy on social media.
A United fan, Rob Blanchette wrote: “Think that #Alexis7 introduction with the piano is the best player intro ever. The way he breathes out on the Old Trafford pitch. My God….I’m in love.”
Another user, @AdnanRiaz9 wrote: “And now we have Alexis Sánchez in this window, along with all the other talent that we currently have at United. Mourinho has pulled off one hell of a coup. Didn’t think Sánchez would ever come to United last summer.”
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 22, 2018
Sanchez will likely make his debut for the Reds on Friday at the Emirates FA Cup fourth-round tie at Yeovil Town.
The player’s move to MUFC is in exchange for Henrikh Mkhitaryan with a £400,000 per week contract, £15m sign on fee would make him the highest paid player in the premier league.
“I also believe that the club itself cared about me joining, and I got the impression that they were keen for me to come here and wear the number seven shirt.
“I think that also gets through to the player. Players sometimes need to feel important and loved by the club. That was one of the things that attracted me to come here, along with the manager, who is a person who won everything in Italy, the same as he did in Spain, and he’s a manager who likes to win.” Sanchez told MUTV