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

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Alexis Sanchez failed to live up to expectations after joining Man Utd from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)

Jose Mourinho believes Alexis Sanchezs 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 Leagues 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.

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Alexis Sanchez joined Inter on loan from Man Utd earlier this month
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.

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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 wRead More – Source