Jump directly to the content

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

DREAM TEAM

Your Sun

A News UK Company
TOP
FA PROBE

Alexis Sanchez missed drugs test on the day he completed move to Man United

The 29-year-old Gunners failed to tell FA he would not be at Arsenal training

Man United fans will be delighted if Alexis Sanchez emulates Rio Ferdinand’s success at Old Trafford.

Although they could do without him following the legendary centre-back’s lead when it comes to drug test attendance.

Forgot about something?

Reuters
2
Forgot about something?

Arsenal and Alexis Sanchez are facing a possible FA probe after it emerged the Chilean may have missed a drugs test on the day he joined Man United.

The UK Anti-Doping agency are investigating claims the Gunners failed to tell the FA he would not be at training on Monday, claims the Sun.

FA testers were due to turn up at the Gunners’ training centre and Sanchez was one of the names randomly pulled out for testing.

But Arsenal, who are supposed to inform the FA of any changes to their training schedules each day, appear to have overlooked Sanchez’s absence in an admin blunder.

He was busy at piano lessons

Getty - Contributor
2
He was busy at piano lessons

There is no suggestion Sanchez deliberately tried to evade a test of course and the blame ultimately lies with Arsenal.

The Gunners face sanctions if the FA do not accept their explanation for the oversight.

Sanchez will not be prevented from making his United debut against Yeovil in the FA Cup tonight.

Nothing to worry about, United fans.


PLAY DREAM TEAM WEEKENDER Pick seven players to win £5k!


READ MORE: