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Alexis Sanchez agrees Manchester United deal to make him best-paid Premier League star

All that is left for United to do now to complete the long-running saga is to agree the transfer with Arsenal. United manager Jose Mourinho is keen to press through with his dramatic bid for Alexis Sanchez after tempting him out of what looked like a certain move to rivals City. He is even clinging to the hope that he might get the deal done in time for Sanchez to be involved in Saturday’s trip to Burnley. With that in mind, United were last night exploring the option of doing…

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FA Cup third-round replays LIVE updates: Latest scores with West Ham & Leicester in action

FA Cup third-round replays LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest scores & updates with West Ham and Leicester in action MANSFIELD 1-1 CARDIFF – ROSE 36: That didn’t last long! Mansfield are back on level terms inside two minutes thanks to Danny Rose, who expertly fired White’s cross beyond Etheridge. MANSFIELD 0-1 CARDIFF – MANGA 34: Like London busses these goals… Anyway, Cardiff take the lead through Bruno Ecuele Manga, who tucked away a rebound after Conrad Logan partially saved. SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1-0 CARLISLE – MATIAS 28: Thank God…

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Man Utd transfer news: Lucas drops major hint over January move from PSG

The Brazilian has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks with United keen to secure a cut-price deal. He has struggled to battle for a place in Unai Emery’s side following Kylian Mbappe and Neymar’s arrival in the summer. In total he has played just 79 minutes of football this season and his time with the Ligue 1 club looks to be almost over. The 25-year-old has made peace with the idea his five-year stint with the French giants is coming to an end and…

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Is this moment Man Utd boss Mourinho LEAKED Alexis Sanchez transfer news SIX months ago?

This is the footage which proves he may have done just that. Mourinho guided United to a 5-2 win over LA Galaxy on July 16 in America. After the game, he conducted a 10-minute press conference in which he was asked about Real Madrid frontman Alvaro Morata. It was a simple question with United’s interest in Morata no secret at the time. But he responded bizarrely – by calling Morata by the name of Alexis Sanchez instead. When asked by a Spanish journalist if United were attempting to sign Morata,…

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Liverpool locked in talks to sign Naby Keita in January as he prepares Leipzig goodbye

Liverpool are keen to bring the transfer forward to this month after agreeing a deal for the summer last year. And Keita wants to make the move now and help Liverpool recover from the sale of Philippe Coutinho. Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhuttl insists the situation remains the same and he will stay until the summer. “The current situation is that nothing changed. We do not have a reason to sell Keita any time before the end of the season. That’s it,” Hasenhuttl said on Thursday. “He will play at the…

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Transfer news LIVE updates: Keita to Liverpool, Sanchez to Man Utd; Chelsea, Real Madrid

Transfer news LIVE updates: Follow all the latest from across the globe Tuanzebe could go on loan 06.50: Axel Tuanzebe could leave Manchester United on loan – depending on Eric Bailly’s fitness. Tuanzebe is wanted by Championship club Aston Villa but Jose Mourinho admits he’s concerned with his injuries in defence. “Tuanzebe’s a very good player that is not having lots of possibilities to play here,” Mourinho said. “But he’s our player and will be our player, no chance we give up on such a talented boy. “But it is…

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Rangers transfer news: Official approach made for Hamilton star Greg Docherty

It’s understood Accies value the 21-year-old at £1million plus add-ons. Cardiff City are also keen on Docherty, who has come through the youth ranks at New Douglas Park. Rangers boss Graeme Murty has already brought in midfielder Sean Goss on loan from QPR and Jamie Murphy in a similar deal from Brighton. Meanwhile, Murty believes the number of top players keen to sign for Rangers proves that the club remains a major draw in European football. Scotland striker Stevie Naismith is desperate to return to Ibrox, but Murty admitted he…

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Man Utd ready to offer David De Gea mega-contract to fend off Real Madrid

The Spaniard remains on the wishlist of Real Madrid with Zinedine Zidane keen to sign a new goalkeeper. Los Blancos came close to signing David de Gea in the summer of 2015 before a deal fell through on deadline day. De Gea consequently signed a new contract that currently runs until 2019 with United having the option to extend to a further year. And according to The Sun, the Red Devils are now set to open talks over making him the club’s highest paid player. United are so desperate for…

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Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd: Arsenal ace ‘close to reaching agreement’ for Old Trafford move

The Arsenal forward is out of contract at the end of the month and it looks increasingly likely that he won’t sign a new deal. Manchester United and Manchester City are both battling for his signature but it seems Jose Mourinho’s side may have the upper hand. And according to Sky Sports Italia journalist Mario Giunta, United are closing in on Sanchez. He claims United are close to agreeing personal terms with the Chile international. FOLLOW LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE TRANSFER NEWS UPDATES Giunta adds United still need to agree a…

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Neymar tells Lionel Messi of Real Madrid’s offer: Barcelona star doesn’t react well

The Paris Saint-Germain star only left Barcelona for the Ligue 1 giants last summer but a return to Spain has already been talked up. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is desperate to land another marquee signing and he sees Neymar as his next Galactico. The Brazilian is said to be open to a move to Los Blancos as he looks to finally land the Ballon d’Or that  Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have dominated over the last decade. Neymar remains close friends with former team-mate Messi and Spanish publication Don…

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