WOW-WOW-WEE-WAH. The transfer is still some way off being concluded but Alexis Sanchez has now reportedly agreed a contract with Manchester United and it’s absolutely effing massive.
As per Matt Law in the Telegraph, Sanchez has shaken on a four-year deal worth £14million after tax, which roughly equates to a weekly wage of £500,000.
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) January 17, 2018
As per Law’s article:
Sanchez’s lucrative contract means United’s deal to sign the forward is worth over £60million once his £30million value, agents’ fee, worth more than £10m, and signing on fee are taken into consideration.
United already employ the highest paid player in the Premier League, shovelling £300,000 into Paul Pogba’s bank account every seven days but even the Frenchman’s sky-high wages are about to pale – and for a stroppy 29-year-old as well. Blimey O’Riley.
To put those numbers in some kind of vaguely relatable context, Hartlepool United are on the brink of going into administration if they can’t find £200,000 from somewhere before the end of the month.
No wonder Sanchez has agreed terms. We can only imagine Ed Woodward is currently nursing a ravaged bloody stump where his hand used to be.
Also, Pies never, ever want to hear Jose Mourinho moaning about United not being able to compete financially with Man City ever again.