To finalize the signing of Marcel Sabitzer, Manchester United only got in touch with Bayern Munich on the day before the deadline. At 12:10 a.m., United announced the signing of Sabitzer from Bayern Munich on a season-long loan after submitting a contract sheet before to the 11 p.m. deadline on Tuesday. The 28-year-old, who is under contract with Bayern until 2025, is not subject to any obligation or option to be purchased by the club.
In order to fill in for Christian Eriksen's absence until late April, United is certain that they have acquired the finest attacking midfielder available on a short-term basis in Austrian international Sabitzer. In the last 24 hours of the transfer window, when the damage to Eriksen's ailment became more clearly diagnosed, United moved quickly to sign a replacement.