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Inter Milan players push for club to sign Alexis Sanchez permanently despite £400k per week wages

It’s hard to think of a transfer that looked more perfect on paper but turned out to be more of a disaster.

Alexis Sanchez was outstanding for Arsenal and his move looked like it might have a similar impact to Robin van Persie’s similar switch, but he struggled for fitness and form during his time in Manchester.

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Only he will know if he was burned out or why he couldn’t perform to his high standards at Old Trafford, but it seemed pretty clear that he didn’t have a future there after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over.

A report from The Telegraph has indicated that the Inter Milan players are keen to see him stay on a permanent basis, but his £400k per week salary at United could be an issue.

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Sanchez on his unveiling at Inter

That also seemed to be an issue in the Summer, with rumours suggesting that United are still paying a significant portion of the Chilean’s wages even though he’s out on loan.

He’s been out for a few months with an injury so a lot might depend on how well he does in the second half of the season, but it might be a tough one to take for United fans if Sanchez, Lukaku and Ashley Young all play well for Inter.

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