- Alexis Sanchez has finally sealed a three-year move to Inter Milan
- The Chilean initially joined the Italian League side on loan from Man United in 2019
- Sanchez claims he should have left the Red Devils from his very first training session
Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has recounted how he felt unfit to be at Manchester United even from his first training session at Old Trafford.
The Chilean attacker joined the Red Devils from Arsenal in the winter of 2018 but failed to shine in his first 18 months.
He scored just five goals and nine assists across competitions before being sent on loan to the Serie A outfit after failing to rediscover himself.
Inter signed the 30-year-old permanently on a three year deal after his initial loan move that saw him find the back of the net four times in 32 appearances across competitions.
The former Barcelona star also assisted 10 other goals during his temporary reign at the San Siro Stadium last campaign.
He was quoted by Goal.com saying:
"After the first training session I realised many things, I came home and asked my family and my manager if I could not break the contract and return to Arsenal, something did not fit me, but I had already signed.
"Months passed and I kept feeling the same. We were not united as a team at that time. The journalists also spoke without knowing and it hurt. Former players also spoke and had no idea what was happening inside the club. And they hurt me.
"A player also depends on the internal environment, that we need to be a family. We weren't like that, and it was reflected on the field. If someone had to be blamed, they blamed me.
Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admittedly lately that the Chilean failed to reach his potential at Old Trafford.
The Norwegian-born tactician said:
"We wish him all the best and he is a top player who we want to see play his best football. For whatever reason we didn’t see the best of him here, but he’s a top professional and we wish him all the best."
Meanwhile, legendary Red Devis midfielder Paul Scholes wasn't nice in his farewell for the Chilean attacker, adding that the club should have arranged an exit sooner.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez has been handed a chance to revive his dwindling career after agreeing to join Inter Milan on a permanent deal this summer.
The ex-Barcelona and Arsenal attacker was sent on a season-long loan deal at the Italian League side last year.
He scored four goals and assisted 10 others in 30 appearances across competitions so far - and he could add more after progressing to the Europa League quarter-finals with 2-0 win over Getafe.
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