A combination of file images shows (on the left) Mkhitaryan, and (on the right) Sanchez. / AFP / Oli SCARFF AND Ben STANSALL
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Alexis Sanchez said he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world" as he completed his move to Manchester United from Arsenal Monday.The 29-year-old Chile international will reportedly become the highest-paid player in Premier League history following the deal that sees Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction.Sanchez spent three years at Barcelona, winning La Liga in 2013 before twice lifting the FA Cup with Arsenal.Mkhitaryan joined United for around 30 million pounds in 2016 after spending three years at Borussia Dortmund.Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he was happy to acquire Mkhitaryan.Neither side revealed either financial details of the swap or the duration of contracts each player has signed, although Arsenal described Mkhitaryan's deal as "a long-term contract".
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