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Henrikh Mkhitaryan to undergo Arsenal medical in next 48 hours?

Report: Mkhitaryan medical in next 48 hours
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A report claims that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will undergo a medical in the next 48 hours, paving the way for Alexis Sanchez to swap Arsenal for Manchester United.

The proposed transfer that will see Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap clubs will reportedly be finalised within the next 48 hours once the Manchester United midfielder undergoes a medical.

Sanchez is already said to have agreed personal terms with the Red Devils and is now awaiting Arsenal and Mkhitaryan to complete their half of the bargain.

Both Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger admitted on Saturday afternoon that they expect the swap deal to go through with little trouble and, according to Sky Sports News, it is now a step closer to completion due to a further breakthrough this evening.

Armenia international Mkhitaryan has agreed to travel to London, with the two clubs hopeful of making a joint announcement by Monday night.

The report suggests that it will be a straight swap, as opposed to a cash-plus-player agreement that had initially been touted.

Neither player was involved for their respective sides on Saturday, as United battled to a 1-0 win at Burnley and Arsenal stuffed Crystal Palace 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool23193154134160
2Manchester CityMan City23182362174556
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs23170648232551
4Chelsea23145440192147
5Arsenal23135548321644
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd23135546331344
7Watford239683232033
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves239592731-432
9Leicester CityLeicester2394102929031
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2394103034-431
11Everton238693433130
12Bournemouth2393113342-930
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2375112532-726
14Crystal Palace2364132332-922
15Southampton2357112540-1522
16Burnley2364132343-2022
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2356121931-1221
18Cardiff CityCardiff2354141944-2519
19Fulham2335152151-3014
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2325161340-2711

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