MANCHESTER UNITED have submitted a deal sheet in order to confirm the signing of Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich.
The Red Devils did not announce the deal before the 11pm deadline, but submitted a deal sheet in order to buy the time to get the move over the line.
Filing a deal sheet gives the Red Devils an extra hour to sign their man.
Sabitzer, 28, is set to join on loan from Bayern Munich on loan until the end of the season.
United have been forced to dip into the transfer market on deadline day after Christian Eriksen was ruled out for three months with an ankle injury.
An agreement was reached on Tuesday for the Austrian international to join on a short-term deal.
The loan is not reported to include an option or obligation to buy.
Sabitzer was seen at Munich airport earlier this evening before sealing a move to Old Trafford.
Thousands of excited United fans then tracked a private jet, believed to be carrying the new signing, as it flew to Manchester.
It landed shortly before 8pm, before Sabitzer arrived at United’s Carrington HQ around an hour later.
Sabitzer joined Bayern in the summer of 2021 from RB Leipzig, but has struggled to nail down a regular starting spot.
He has made just seven league starts this season, the last of which came against Borussia Dortmund in October.
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However, Eriksen’s injury means Sabitzer could slot straight into the team.
Boss Erik ten Hag is said to be a fan of the Austrian and United considered signing him last summer.
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