Chris Smalling and Alexis Sanchez
Chris Smalling and Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United has agreed to contract extensions for strikers, Alexis Sanchez and defender, Chris Smalling.

Sanchez and Smalling are currently on loan at Inter Milan and AS Roma respectively.

Man United made this known in a statement via its official website on Wednesday.

“Manchester United pair Chris Smalling and Alexis Sanchez will both see out the remainder of the 2019/20 domestic campaign in Italy after the decision was made to extend their loan contracts with Roma and Inter Milan respectively,” a club statement read.

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“Smalling will stay at the Stadio Olimpico for the rest of the Serie A season, which is currently scheduled to last until the beginning of August, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Alexis’s deal at Inter Milan has also been extended until the end of the first week of next month.”

Smalling, who marks ten years as a Man United player this summer, has played for the Roma on 30 occasions so far this campaign, scoring two goals.

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Alexis has overcome an injury setback to play 19 games for Inter Milan.

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