The talk of the footballing world at the moment is the historic swap deal involving Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Arsenal’ star Alexis Sanchez.
There have been a lot of talk regarding this piece of transfer business. The complexities involved has been brought up on many occasions as the major reason for the delay with both clubs having to operate as similar pace to ensure a smooth transaction.
However latest reports indicate that the deal is set to be announced, after the Armenian, Mkhitaryan finally agreed to terms with the Gunners and is said to already be in London to finalize the deal.
The 28-year old is set to receive a little pay rise on his £200,000 a week salary at Arsenal and will be paid off his remaining 2 and a half year deal by Manchester United in what turned out to be a personally lucrative agreement for the former Borussia Dortmund man.
Similar Alexis Sanchez who has reportedly boarded a private flight to Manchester to undergo a medical as he too seeks to finalize his Man United move is set to earn a staggering £14 million a year. His agent Fernando Felicevich is set to receive close to £10 million in agents fee from the Manchester club as well.
This enthralling transfer saga is believed to be finally close to its end with all agreements reached and could be announced in the next few hours.