SANTA CLARA — Alexis Sanchez is the most recent Manchester United star the Earthquakes and their followers in all probability received’t get to see Sunday in a summer season exhibition at Levi’s Stadium.
Sanchez, 29, has been unable to acquire a visa to enter the US due to a tax-fraud case this 12 months, in response to British media reviews. The Chilean striker was not a part of the staff that landed in Los Angeles final weekend to organize for a five-game U.S. tour that features the upcoming pleasant in opposition to the Quakes.
Sanchez accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in Spain, an motion that forestalls him from coming into the US, the reviews stated. The BBC has reported that Sanchez’s attorneys have been making an attempt to acquire a waiver so the participant might be a part of the Purple Devils.
Supervisor Jose Mourinho already is lacking 12 gamers who participated within the World Cup that ended Sunday. He lately stated the gamers received’t be prepared for the English Premier League opener Aug. 10 in opposition to Leicester.
The membership’s large names — Paul Pogba of France, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford of England and Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini of Belgium — received’t seem this weekend. Dutch defender Daley Blind is also gone after being bought again to Holland’s Ajax membership Monday.
United begins its preseason tour Friday in opposition to famed Mexican staff Membership America. After dealing with the Quakes, Manchester United will take part within the annual Worldwide Champions Cup exhibition event in opposition to AC Milan, Liverpool and Actual Madrid.
Right here is United’s tour roster that’s topic to alter:
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Joel Pereira, Lee Grant
Defenders: Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Diogo Dalot, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, RoShaun Williams, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Axel Tuanzebe, Demetri Mitchell, Luke Shaw
Midfielders: James Garner, Ander Herrera, Andreas Pereira, Scott McTominay, Ethan Hamilton
Forwards: Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Mason Greenwood, Joshua Bohui