Alexis Sanchez: Man United have to win everything

Date published: Saturday 10th February 2018 9:04

Alexis Sanchez has explained why he left Arsenal for Manchester United, saying his new club is “the biggest club in England”.

He describes Arsenal as a “huge club” but is clearly relishing the added pressure of playing for United.

He swapped clubs with Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January and marked his Premier League home debut with a goal against Huddersfield.

United travel to Newcastle this weekend and the Chilean has been explaining his decision.

“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.”

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