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Manchester United Receive Shock Loan Bid For Alexis Sanchez, Instantly Reject It

Manchester United Receive Shock Loan Bid For Alexis Sanchez, Instantly Reject It

Manchester United received a surprise loan bid for misfit Alexis Sanchez but knocked it back instantly.

Brazilian champions Palmeiras expressed an interest in signing the Chilean on a temporary basis after seeing him endure a nightmare spell at Old Trafford since joining in January 2018.

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But according to Brazilian journalist Jorge Nicola, Sanchez moving back to South America with Palmeiras has been "completely ruled out" by United because the Brazil's most successful club required the Red Devils to cover a good portion of his wages.


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Sanchez is reported to earn £500,000-a-week at United, which is is said to be six times more than the wage Palmeiras' highest earner pockets.

Even though United signed him on a free in a deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan head to Arsenal, the fact that he's been poor so when he's on mega-bucks means there's genuinely a case for Sanchez being one of the worst signings in Premier League history.

Image: PA
Image: PA

The best player in the league at one stage, the former Barcelona and Udinese man has scored just five goals in 45 appearances for United - a monumental contrast to his tally of 80 goals in 166 games for Arsenal.

Sanchez is aware of how poor he's been, however, and apologised to United fans for not delivering at the end of the 2018/19 season.

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Fue una temporada muy complicada, pero ellos los fans, son los únicos que se merecen unas disculpas, te apoyan siempre a pesar de todo por este club. En lo personal, no jugué todo lo que esperaba, me lesioné de cosas que nunca me habían pasado. Hay cosas internas que la gente y periodistas hablan sin saber. Siempre fui profesional en todo sentido, ofrezco disculpas a los fans :pray: por no estar peleando cosas importantes, siendo que somos el Manchester United. Jugadores y Staff saquemos conclusión, si hicimos lo correcto y entregamos lo mejor de cada uno por esta camiseta... Estoy seguro que el Manchester United, volverá a ser el club, que algún día fue, con el señor Alex Ferguson. :arrow_down: :pray: It was a very tough season...the fan are the ones who deserve an apology as they always support you no matter what happens. Personally, I didn't perform as much as I was expecting because of unpredictable injuries. Press and people were speculating of things that were not even true. I was always a professional in all aspects. I apologise to the fans :pray: for not be able to achieve our goals,Nevertheless we are Manchester United! Players and Staff are questioning if we were doing the right thing and if we were giving our best for this football shirt ... I'm certain that Manchester United one day will return to be the club, as it was in the old days with Mr. Alex Ferguson. :muscle:....

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Topics: Football News, Chile, Udinese, FC Barcelona, Football, Manchester United, Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal, Man United

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