Sanchez chose Man United over Man City due to ‘concerns’

Date published: Wednesday 17th January 2018 10:27

Alexis Sanchez has chosen to join Manchester United due to ‘concerns over the amount of playing time he would get at Manchester City’.

Sanchez is closing in on a move to Old Trafford this month, despite City having previously been the heavy favourites to sign him.

United are thought to be far more willing to meet Arsenal’s £35million valuation of the player, as well as offering more in wages and agent’s fees.

But the Manchester Evening News claim that one of they key factors in Sanchez’s decision to opt for United over City is a ‘concern’ over playing time.

James Robson reports that Sanchez ‘held reservations’ over Pep Guardiola’s ‘rotation policy in attack’, with Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling all vying for forward positions.

This is in direct contrast with United, where he would be almost guaranteed to start every game.

‘He will be a pivotal part of Jose Mourinho’s attack, with his ability to play right across the front,’ Robson writes.

But it’s all about the money, really.

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