The Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are expecting a little bit of a clear out, should Alexis Sanchez come through the Old Trafford door this January.
Make no mistake about it, if the Chilean does sign on the dotted line for the Red Devils, then our local Mancunians can expect to see a fair few exits this remaining transfer window. United have long needed a player who can comfortably play on the left side of the midfield while allowing Rashford and Martial the chance to play in their favoured centre of the park roles.
With a signing of Sanchez’s stature and class, it’s sure to knock a few noses out of joint and the fringe players will be surely looking to move on.
Our bar staff have been running a bit of a poll inside the Tavern this dinner time to get a feel for the few players that many of the regulars expect to leave, our landlord whittles it down to two that he feels desperately need to go…