Jose Mourinho explains why Alexis Sanchez flopped at Manchester United after Arsenal transfer

first_imgJose Mourinho explains why Alexis Sanchez flopped at Manchester United after Arsenal transfer Metro Sport ReporterFriday 13 Sep 2019 11:39 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Advertisement Alexis Sanchez failed to live up to expectations after joining Man Utd from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Jose Mourinho believes Alexis Sanchez’s inherrant sadness meant he was always destined to fail at Manchester United.Much was expected of the Chile international after he arrived at Old Tafford following his acrimonious departure from Arsenal but he failed to produce anywhere near his best form.Both Mourinho and his successor, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, failed to illicit the sort of performances which marked Sanchez out as one of the Premier League’s most feared attackers.The 30-year-old joined Inter on loan earlier this month and this week claimed that too much chopping and changing was the main reason behind a return of just three goals in 32 Premier League appearances.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Advertisement Comment Alexis Sanchez joined Inter on loan from Man Utd earlier this month (Picture: Getty)Mourinho, however, had a different take, telling the Daily Telegraph: ‘Sanchez… I felt him [to be] not a happy man.‘And I think in every job you have when you are not happy it is not so easy to perform at every level.‘And maybe I am wrong. Maybe it was me who was not capable to get into him and to get the best out of him.‘As a manager sometimes you have the capacity to get the best out of the players and other times you are not successful in that approach.‘But the reality is that I always felt [of Sanchez], ‘a sad man’. So probably in Italy he will recover this. I hope he can. I always wish well to every player.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorslast_img

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