Former European champions Manchester United have reportedly turned down a loan offer for forward Alexis Sanchez.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Red Devils are not interested in a loan deal for the player who signed for Manchester United at the start of last year.

Manchester United officials didn’t think twice before rejecting the loan offer for Chilean international attacker Alexis Sanchez from Brazilian Serie A club Palmeiras.

Alexis Sanchez signed for Manchester United during the winter transfer window last year in a swap deal.

Arsenal sanctioned his move to Manchester United after they got Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan in exchange for the Chilean.

His Manchester United form has been a shadow of the red-hot form shown in the colours of the Gunners during his 42 months in North London.

He scored just two goals for Manchester United last season as he battled with injuries and loss of form.

His first goal came in the 3-2 home win over Newcastle United in the Premier League. He had earlier entered the fray as a substitute before netting the winning goal.

His final goal for Manchester United came in the FA Cup fourth round clash with rivals Arsenal as the Red Devils won 3-2.

He has rediscovered his form after he netted one of the goals for Chile at the ongoing COPA America tournament in Brazil.

Chile thrashed Japan 4-0 in their first game of tournament.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.