Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Arsene Wenger’s comments yesterday but has claimed the deal has not yet been done.
Speaking ahead of his pre-match conference he gave this to say:
“I think clearly everybody knows that we are there and especially when Arsenal manager speaks so clearly like he did there is no point in trying to hide or deny but not done at all. So in this moment Mkhitaryan our player, Sanchez an Arsenal player and with a match tomorrow I want to switch off and focus on the most important thing, which is the match.”
When asked if it depended on Mkhitaryan wanting to go the other way he said:
“I don’t know. Sometimes people thinks transfers involve a lot the managers in the negotiations, I think it depends on the profile of the club, the way we establish our jobs and in my case when it goes to the table of negotiations I like to be out, I am out and I will just calmly be waiting for news, no more than that.”
He also refused to discuss what Sanchez would bring to the club adding:
“I will speak with you if one day we sign him, I can speak with you about him and what he can bring to our team. He’s an Arsenal player, he’s not my player, there’s no point in me speaking about something that may or may not happen. My involvement in the situation is just to say the reasons why I would like to have the player and no more than that, I’m out.”