Inter Milan have agreed a deal with Manchester United to sign Alexis Sanchez on a season long loan with no option to buy.
Sanchez joined United January 2018 from Arsenal in a deal that includes Henrik Mkhitaryan going into opposite direction , but the Chilean has failed to justify the huge investment United made in him.
“Alexis is one of the best attacking players in the world and he will complete our very young and talented group of attacking players.
“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 dimension and prestige. Then manager Jose Mourinho said after his arrival.
The player is now expected to join the San Siro giants till the end of the season and the Antonio Conte side are expected to contribute around €5m of the Chile forward’s salary.
Sanchez who scored just five goal for the former English champions since joining is set to arrive in Milan on Wednesday for a medical
Inter, already signed Romelu Lukaku from United for a fee of around £73m, but are not looking to include option to buy Sanchez as part of the loan deal.
Sanchez has not featured in United three premier league games so far , but was involved in behind-closed-doors friendly against Sheffield United as he continues his rehabilitation.
The departure of the former Barcelona and will leave United with just Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and 17-year-old Mason Greenwood as striking options for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to call upon.