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Alexis Sanchez Says He's 'Fallen In Love With Football Again' Following Tumultuous Manchester United Tenure

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Alexis Sanchez’s career was great when he was in Arsenal, which took him to join Manchester United in January 2018. The Red Devils expected Sanchez to be as good or even better as he was with the Gunners, but none of that happened in the end, with the Chilean forward leaving the club as one of their worst signings ever.

He landed in Inter this offseason on loan from Manchester, and you can say that was the best decision Alexis could have made. He reunited with Romelu Lukaku in Milan, and things can’t be better for the two stars. The day he made his debut against Sampdoria, Alexis scored before getting sent off, leaving good things for Inter’s fans.

Despite that rough beginning in Italy, Sanchez has nothing but good words for his new team, expressing how happy he feels right where he is right now.

"Coming to Inter was a bit like falling in love with football again," he said during a recent interview with UEFA (via the Daily Mail).

"I already knew the coach and some of the players, and I believe that the club are preparing something beautiful for the future.

"If I'm not mistaken, Inter haven't won anything for seven or eight years. It was a bit like finding my love for football again, together with my desire to win something with this club."

He then went on to say one of his ambitions this year is winning the Champions League with the Nerazzurri.

"Any player would like to win the Champions League. You play in it to win it, not just to compete. I play it to win it," he added.

Sanchez and his Inter are playing Barcelona, one of his former clubs, this Wednesday trying to take advantage of the little injury crisis the Blaugrana is having right now.