Alexis Sánchez joins United tour in LA after visa issues

San Jose Earthquakes could have to face Chile international Alexis Sanchez after the forward linked up with Manchester United's US tour.

Sanchez joins United tour in LA after visa issues

Manchester United have confirmed Alexis Sánchez has arrived in Los Angeles after resolving his visa issues. The forward was not able to travel to the United States with his team-mates after his visa application was blocked. Alexis subsequently missed the first game of United's pre-season tour, a 1-1 draw against Mexican giants América. But United posted a video of the player signing autographs at a training session on Saturday after safely arriving in LA.

Lukaku and Rashford absent

With attacking team-mates Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford on holiday following the World Cup, Alexis is in line to play in United's next friendly. José Mourinho's men face San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday ahead of International Champions Cup matches against AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid, rounding off pre-season against Bayern Munich

United will then kick off the 2018-19 Premier League season with a home game against Leicester City on 10 August.