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7 great Manchester United number sevens

Chile international Alexis Sanchez has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester United and will take the number seven shirt.

Alexis Sanchez

5 things you may not know about Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez has completed his long-awaited move to Manchester United from Arsenal.

Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan Transfer File Photos

Transfer round-up: Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap clubs

The deal of the window so far was finally announced at 6pm as Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan traded places.

Jimmy Armfield has died

Eddie Gray: Jimmy Armfield should have been a European Cup winner

Leeds great Eddie Gray has paid tribute to Jimmy Armfield and claimed the club’s former manager deserved to win the European Cup.

Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United has gone through (John Walton/PA Images)

Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move

Alexis Sanchez has completed his move to Manchester United from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading the other way in one of the most high-profile swap moves of all time.

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has joined Inter Milan on loan with a view to a permanent deal

In Rafinha Inter have signed a Barcelona reserve, says Cambiasso

Inter Milan have announced the loan signing of Barcelona midfielder Rafinha until the end of the season, with a view to a permanent move.

Kevin De Bruyne has been key to Manchester City's success this year (Martin Rickett/PA Images)

Kevin De Bruyne targets silverware after signing new Manchester City deal

Kevin De Bruyne wants to win multiple trophies with Manchester City this season after signing a new five-year deal with the Premier League leaders.

Gordon Strachan not surprised that Michael O'Neill's rejected chance to become his Scotland successor (Adam Davy/PA)

Michael O’Neill rejecting Scotland job not a shock, says Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan was not surprised Michael O’Neill turned down the chance to become Scotland boss to stay with Northern Ireland.

Harry Kane scored seven times for England in 2017 (Adam Davy/PA Images)

Harry Kane named England player of the year for 2017

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been voted the 2017 Vauxhall England men’s player of the year after scoring seven times in six appearances for his country.


Three USA Gymnastics chiefs resign in wake of sexual abuse scandal

Three members of the USA Gymnastics board of directors have resigned in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal within the organisation.

Jimmy Armfield

Jimmy Armfield’s ghostwriter recalls a ‘wonderful’ man who ‘enjoyed it all’

Jimmy Armfield was a “wonderful man” who never lost his love for Blackpool Football Club but disliked talking about his own achievements, remembers his ghostwriter Andrew Collomosse.

Kyle Edmund faces Grigor Dimitrov in the Australian Open quarter-final

In graphics: Kyle Edmund v Grigor Dimitrov tale of the tape

Kyle Edmund faces Grigor Dimitrov in the last eight of the Australian Open. Here Press Association Sport looks at their tale of the tape.

Alexis Sanchez wore the number seven shirt for Arsenal (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)

Alexis Sanchez in numbers

Alexis Sanchez has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester United.

Manchester City v Bristol City ? Carabao Cup ? Semi Final ? First Leg ? Etihad Stadium

Lee Johnson wants his Bristol City players to become heroes

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson admits victory over Manchester City would be one of the biggest results in the club’s history.

Alexis Sanchez's move from Arsenal to Manchester United is close to completion

Alexis Sanchez’s move to Manchester United to be confirmed imminently

Alexis Sanchez is close to completing his move from Manchester United to Arsenal, Press Association Sport understands.

Joe Root withdraws from England Twenty20 squad

Joe Root withdraws from England Twenty20 squad

Joe Root has withdrawn from England’s forthcoming Twenty20 series against Australia and New Zealand, but admits to feeling conflicted about the decision.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O?Neill has rebuffed an approach from Scotland

SFA insists new boss will have plenty of time to prepare for competitive debut

The Scottish Football Association insists it aims to give a new manager “ample time” to prepare for his competitive debut after being rebuffed by preferred candidate Michael O’Neill.

Kevin De Bruyne will remain at Manchester City until 2023 (Anthony Devlin/EMPICS)

Kevin De Bruyne commits to Manchester City with new five-year deal

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium, the Premier League leaders have announced.

Jimmy Armfield's death was announced on Monday

Football mourns ex-England captain Jimmy Armfield

World Cup winner and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield’s death at the age of 82 is being mourned across the football world.

Henry Slade has been forced out of England's training camp with a shoulder injury

Henry Slade could miss start of Six Nations with shoulder injury

Henry Slade could miss the start of the NatWest 6 Nations after missing England’s Portugal training camp due to a shoulder injury.

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