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Revealed: Evidence that Alexis Sanchez was always a Manchester United fan

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Alexis Sanchez has described his Manchester United move as a dream come true. It’s what most players say when they join a new club, as they look to get supporters on side right away. But, judging by this picture doing the rounds on social media, Sanchez may have actually been telling the truth. The Chilean forward was captured on camera as a youngster wearing a jacket with the United badge on it. Sanchez has been branded a mercenary for turning down a new contract at Arsenal for a…

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Top 20 richest clubs in the world revealed, including Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Manchester United have retained their position as world football’s top earners, the latest annual “Money League” report by accountancy firm Deloitte has revealed. Now in its 21st year, the Deloitte Football Money League study ranks the world’s richest football teams by turnover during the 2016/17 season. It’s little surprise that there are a record ten English clubs in the top 20, given the domestic TV market is currently worth a staggering £5.1bn. Click through the gallery above to see the top 20 richest teams in world football, and to find…

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Joey Barton responds to Paul Ince claim: ‘If Manchester City really wanted Alexis Sanchez, they would have got him’

Joey Barton has dismissed claims from Paul Ince that Alexis Sanchez chose to join Manchester United over Manchester City as the Red Devils are a far bigger club. It appears Sanchez will soon be unveiled as a Man United player, after Jose Mourinho revealed on Saturday his move from Arsenal is ‘so close’ and he was later pictured in a United shirt. The Chilean had previously been strongly linked with a move to rivals Man City and a reunion with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola. The Blues had an…

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We are not going to buy another striker because we have Sergio Aguero, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola insisted Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick to beat Newcastle 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium vindicated his decision to abandon plans to add another striker to his squad during the transfer window. City had been heavily linked with Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez but Aguero’s clinical performance against the Magpies suggested City’s champions-elect have no great need to add to their attacking riches. Aguero glanced home Kevin De Bruyne’s cross to give his side a slender half-time advantage before adding his second from the penalty spot. Jacob Murphy reduced the deficit for…

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Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal as swap deal for Alexis Sanchez takes giant leap

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, while Alexis Sanchez will move in the opposite direction to Manchester United, according to reports.  The Armenian is set to have his medical on Sunday and Monday after the paperwork for his transfer was completed on Saturday. This comes after it had emerged that both players had said their goodbye’s to their respective team-mates earlier today.  It is not clear what the length of Mkhitaryan’s contract or his salary with the Gunners will be. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had said striker Sanchez, 29, would only…

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Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle United: Fans marvel at Sergio Aguero's hat-trick – Twitter reaction

Aguero scored with his head, right foot and left foot in his hat-trick Saturday, January 20, 2018 As one Twitter user pointed out, there are only three guaranteed things in life; death, taxes and a Sergio Aguero hat-trick against Newcastle.  And today proved no different when the Argentine striker put the Magpies to the sword in City’s 3-1 victory.  Aguero and co. got back to winning ways after losing to Liverpool last time around and now have a twelve-point lead at the top of the Premier League.  But it was the…

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New deal: Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho pens two-year contract extension

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho Friday, January 19, 2018 Fernandinho has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Manchester City until the summer of 2020. The 32-year-old Brazilian was in the last six months of his previous deal but the club had long been in talks with a man who has become a key part of Pep Guardiola’s midfield. “This is a club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible,” Fernandinho said on the club’s official website. “With…

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