Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hopes to play Alexis Sanchez on the right of a front three containing Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku – should the Arsenal star get his wish of a move to Old Trafford. .
The Red Devils are hopeful of completing a swap deal for Sanchez that includes United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan but the Armenian is yet to decide on a move to the Emirates. .
Part of Sanchez’s decision to opt for United over Manchester City was the greater chance of playing time but Mourinho plans to use him in a different role to the one he’s accustomed to at Arsenal.