HE may need prevented the notorious hairdryer, however Alexis Sanchez was lastly united with Sir Alex Ferguson forward of his swap to Outdated Trafford.
The Chilean pulled up outdoors the bottom as he left the Lowry Resort simply up the street in Manchester.
Sanchez is ready to finish his swap to Manchester United in the present day and he was greeted by the person who tried to signal him from Udinese in 2011, earlier than he opted to maneuver to Barcelona below Pep Guardiola.
Sir Alex Ferguson was his common sensible self as he donned a tan jacket and pink tie whereas showing to have a chat with the occupants of the cab, which contained Sanchez.
Probably the most profitable boss in English soccer historical past then had a smile as he strode into Outdated Trafford to fulfil his duties as a board member.
Sanchez left the Lowry Resort at 11am, the identical resort that’s occupied by Jose Mourinho and the place the Portuguese coach resides in Manchester.
It echoes the state of affairs in 2012, when Ferguson famously signed Robin van Persie from Arsenal, earlier than the Dutchman went on to fireplace the Scot’s facet to the Premier League title.
It turned out to be Fergie’s final large coup as United boss earlier than he retired on the finish of the season.
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Van Persie was the identical age as Sanchez when he signed for United – and this yr’s switch has echoes of that well-known recruitment.
Sanchez additionally headed to Carrington this morning, the place he had a go searching forward of his unveiling.