Chilean star Alexis Sanchez has denied that his move to Premier League side Manchester United is motivated by money by retweeting an article supporting his proposed transfer.
The forward’s transfer to Manchester United should be sealed soon, with Alexis Sanchez uploading a video on social media – Instagram Today showing him boarding a Manchester United arranged private plane ahead of his medical.
Many haveheavily criticised the attacker, whose wage is set to rise at Old trafford, with former Gunners defender Martin Keown tagging the former Barcelona winger as football’s biggest mercenary.
However, British reporter Oliver Holt defended the Red Devils stance to spend huge, stating in an article on Daily Mail that it is the nature of the current transfer market, while also suggesting that the forward – who was formerly a transfer target for league leaders Manchester City – will also be taking a major step up in his football career.
The Chilean international forward retweeted the article link on Sunday, the first major activity from his personal Twitter handle since January 7.
Both Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger said the transfer is close to being sealed afetr respective victories over Burnley and Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.