Akward! Pep Guardiola sends FINAL message to Alexis Sanchez ahead of completing Man Utd transfer

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has sent a final message to Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez as he closes in on a transfer to Manchester United.

The Chile international was linked with a reunion with Guardiola for much of the last year as he refused to sign a new contract at the Emirates Stadium.

However, at the last minute United hijacked the move this January, with various reports suggesting he’ll complete a medical and sign for United today.

In a slightly awkward press conference, City boss Guardiola congratulated Sanchez on his move to United, even though inside he must still be fuming.

Pep Guardiola has commented on Alexis Sanchez’s transfer to Manchester United

‘I think he will go to United – congratulations for both of them,’ Guardiola said.

‘The players and their managers decide where they want to play, good luck.

‘My opinion of Alexis remains the same – a pleasure at Barca and he’s going to decide to move on to another club and I wish him all the best.’

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