Alexis Sanchez after scoring 1st Manchester United goal

Alexis Sanchez details why he left Arsenal for Man United

‘It’s the biggest club in England’

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has detailed exactly why he left Arsenal for Jose Mourinho’s side in the January transfer window.

The Chilean was refusing to sign a new deal at Arsenal with his current deal set to come to an end in the summer.

While it looked certain he would join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, he eventually signed for their Manchester rivals.

There has been much talk about him moving to the Red Devils and now he has been speaking about exactly why he did.

Safe to say, his decision was comprehensive and he looks to have had no doubts!

“I think that Manchester United, since I was young – and I’m not just saying this because I’m here, I’m an honest guy and I never lie – I think it’s the biggest club in England. That’s what I think,” Sanchez told Thierry Henry on Sky Sports.

“There are lots of big clubs, and having played for Arsenal, they are also one of them. It’s a huge club and I was there.

“But coming here, looking at the badge, I think United have to win everything because it’s such a big club. The club crest says it all.

“I came here to win [things]. I left Arsenal because I wanted to develop and learn as a player and get to experience a new club.

“Manchester United are a huge club on the global stage. I came here to win everything. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have come here.”

Arsene Wenger defends Alexis Sanchez over Man United move

One man who knows the quality of Alexis first hand is Arsene Wenger.

The French boss brought him to the Premier League and knows exactly how hard working he is.

Now, he’s been speaking about the weeks leading up to Sanchez’s move to Manchester.

Click here to find out what he had to say. 

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