Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praises Alexis Sanchez's versatility

Sánchez left out of Arsenal squad as United prepare to seal the deal

It has been a week of good news at Old Trafford after United completed the signing of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez on Monday in a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

On Monday, Sanchez completed a transfer from Arsenal to United, and Mourinho has indicated that the Chilean worldwide will be given his debut in Friday's FA Cup tie at Yeovil Town.

Mourinho went onto praise the evolution of players like Martial before underlining the important of his front five - consisting of the France global, Rashford, Mata, Lukaku and Sanchez.

"I am fulfilling a dream that I have since I was a kid: to play for the world's best team", Sanchez wrote in one of several Instagram posts.

"I think it will be really fun to play alongside Ozil".

However, in an interview with Sky Sports after the semi-final clash against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup Arsene Wenger went on to say, "We lost a great player".

With the Chilean in Manchester to finalise his move from Arsenal earlier in the week, it's reported by Spanish publication Sport that Uefa officials turned up at the North London club's training base to conduct routine drug tests with some of the players.

More news: Arsenal have bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rejected by Borussia Dortmund

Some stated that their January has been particularly kind to them, having also recently welcomed Alexis Sanchez. "He looks like an Arsenal player with the way he likes to play and the way Arsenal like to play". Because one-and-a-half years in England, adapted.

"I think it was a fantastic deal and it's only that if it's fantastic for everybody", Mourinho told reporters in his pre-match news conference. I will do my best to assist them as well.

"Could he perform better with us?"

Diego Forlan, one of 15 South Americans to have played for the Red Devils, is excited for Sanchez. "Maybe. But I don't have regrets". I know him very well for many years. "That is why I am also happy for Mkhitaryan", Mourinho added.

"We gave them too much respect, too much distance", he said.

"He will bring his ambition, drive and personality - qualities that make a Manchester United player and a player that makes the team stronger and the supporters proud of their club's dimension and prestige".

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