Inter Milan ahead Alexis Sanchez has revealed he requested his agent if he might go away Manchester United after only one coaching session on the Premier League membership. Sanchez moved from Arsenal to United, then managed by Jose Mourinho, in 2018. However the Chile worldwide endured a torrid spell at Outdated Trafford, scoring solely 5 objectives in 45 appearances.
The 31-year-old has defined his aspect of the story in a video on Instagram, admitting he instantly had a nasty feeling about his change to United.
“I ended up signing with out a lot details about what was occurring within the transfer,” Sanchez stated.
“The primary days that I used to be with my colleagues, generally there are issues that you don’t realise till you arrive.
“The primary coaching I had I realised many issues. I got here dwelling and I instructed my consultant: ‘Cannot the contract be terminated to return to Arsenal?’
“They begin laughing and I instructed them that one thing didn’t sit proper with me. It (the contract) had already been signed.”
Sanchez, who had scored 80 objectives in 166 appearances for Arsenal, arrived at Outdated Trafford within the January switch window with huge expectations on his shoulders after changing into United’s top-earner.
He believes he was the scapegoat for United’s struggles below Mourinho.
“I am telling you my expertise, the journalists at occasions would converse with out realizing the info and it damage — they’d no thought what was happening contained in the membership,” stated Sanchez.
“They stated it was my fault, and this, and that, however generally a participant will depend on the surroundings, the household that’s created round him, and I feel that in that second we weren’t actually a household.
“And that translated onto the pitch, and since there wanted to be somebody in charge, they blamed me.”
Sanchez recalled one second at United when he was unnoticed of the matchday squad by Mourinho for a recreation in opposition to West Ham in September 2018.
“In a recreation with West Ham I wasn’t picked,” he stated. “That had by no means occurred to me as a participant. It bothered me and I stated it could not be doable.
“To go from being probably the greatest within the Premier League to not taking part in in 5 months. I got here to my home and I used to be very unhappy. The following day I skilled in a double shift, as a result of I really like what I do.”
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