Alexis Sanchez set to undergo Red Devils medical

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It has been revealed that Arsenal enquired about the availability of another Manchester United player during the Alexis Sanchez talks.

It is understood United and Arsenal have negotiated a straight swap deal involving the two forwards and United manager Jose Mourinho said United were "so close" to signing Sanchez.

The Gunners ended a five-match winless run in all competitions and tasted victory for the first time in 2018 thanks to their incredible goal blitz at the Emirates Stadium.

The Chile worldwide is set to become a Manchester United player after a deal was agreed with Arsenal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan to head in the other direction over the weekend.

The Armenian has fallen out of favour with Mourinho this season and has struggled for gametime.

Paper Round's view: On the one hand Wenger's quotes on the wage demands, particularly with regards to City pulling out, make a lot of sense.

"We started well, played well, and played the kind of football we want to play and that we know we can play when everybody is focussed".

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According to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger the decision will be made in the next 48 hours.

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And Sanchez's soon to be former team-mates didn't seem fazed by his impending exit either as they raced into a sixth-minute lead. But with Alexis Sanchez on the verge of arriving at Old Trafford, Martial, who scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory against Burnley, has chosen the ideal time to hit a purple patch, scoring three goals in his past three Premier League games to press his claim for a first-team starting berth.

On Monday the Times have tried to work out how Arsenal will line up once Mkhitaryan is part of their squad. "He's more of a winger, a No 10, but we are not going to buy a striker".

Them bowing out of the race says that they do not believe the 29-year-old Chilean was worth the effort and it will be very interesting to see who they pursue in the near future.

David de Gea had little to do in the United goal but Burnley put the visiting defence under plenty of pressure in the second half, with Johann Berg Gudmundsson clipping the crossbar with a free-kick and Ashley Barnes coming close with a header.

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