Alexis Sanchez needs a Man Utd goal, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Written by on February 18, 2019

The Chilean star has enjoyed a difficult time at United since arriving from Arsenal in a swap deal involving Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January 2018.

He was immediately handed the club’s iconic No 7 shirt but has failed to meet the large expectations placed on his shoulders, firstly under Mourinho and now under Solskjaer.

This season, he has managed just two goals in 19 appearances as he has fallen behind Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard in the pecking order at United but Solskjaer is urging fans to remain patient.

“I think he is a very good player. He is very talented but of course there is only so many things you can sit down and talk about and tweak,” Solskjaer said.

“You saw against Fulham, when he gets his chance, he is so sharp in and around the ball with the way he wins it and with his energy.

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