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Alexis Sanchez ends his unhappy time at Manchester United – a lesson in the perils of excess, expense and appeasement

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  • Alexis Sanchez ends his unhappy time at Manchester United – a lesson in the perils of excess, expense and appeasement

    A couple of days after he had signed for Manchester United, my seven years old, football mad nephew spotted Alexis Sanchez in a restaurant near Manchester Airport. The Chilean stood out, not because of his famous face, but also because he was the only other person there. Small talk and photos ensued. Sanchez spoke in faltering English but the one point he wanted to make to my brother was that he only wanted to join United and not City. He was a fully-formed player who was expected to be an Eric…
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