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Will Alexis Sanchez be eligible for Man United in the Champions League?

Will Alexis Sanchez be eligible for Man United in the Champions League?
From ESPN - January 16, 2018

Manchester United are widely expected to complete a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in the coming days.

The Chile international had looked destined for Manchester City, but the Premier League leaders have since ended their interest in him, clearing the way for a move to Old Trafford. But will he be able to play in the knockout stages of the Champions League?

So to put it simply:yes!

UEFA Champions League regulations allow clubs to register one player for the knockout rounds "who has been fielded in a UEFA club competition group stage match for another club in the current season" provided that player has not already played "in the same competition for another club," or for "another club that is currently in the same competition."

Sanchez passes in each case -- he has only played in the Europa League, thus has not yet featured in the Champions League.

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