Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is a Manchester United fan. Pictured: West Indies Chris Gayle acknowledges the crowd after scoring his half century during West Indies v England - World Twenty20 cricket tournament - Mumbai, India on March 16, 2016.Reuters

Amidst all transfer rumours, Manchester United seemed to have secured their first signing for the upcoming season. Chris Gayle is ready to agree personal terms with the club and is all set to take the up the role of a striker in the team. Well, not quite but the "Universe Boss" would sure like it to happen. 

Chris Gayle paid a visit to Old Trafford on Sunday. There he received a jersey with number 333 printed on it and the name read - "Universe Boss."

There are very few sportspersons around the world who is as entertaining as the big West Indian. And when it comes to humour, Chris Gayle surely aces it.

Gayle has been an ardent follower of Manchester United and he was quite happy to receive a warm welcome from the club.

Gayle does not stop there. The destructive opening batsman took to social media to express his happiness at going to Manchester United's home ground: "Meeting went well with the new manager...once I get my terms then I will sign with @manchesterunited."

He also claimed that he is a top striker.

Gayle, who is current playing for Somerset in the NatWest T20 Blast, also showcased his footballing skills and posted a video of it.