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Manchester United News: Solskjaer Opens The Door For Striker To Leave


The star of the season hasn't been exactly good for Manchester United, with the Red Devils struggling to get past Wolverhampton and losing at home vs. Crystal Palace after thrashing Chelsea in the opening match.

Hence, there are a lot of worries about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team going forward, as the lack of reinforcements up front looks like a major mistake by the team's management.

And with Romelu Lukaku gone, there isn't a better opportunity for Alexis Sanchez to prove his doubters wrong than now, but he doesn't look like a part of Solskjaer's plans right now.

It looks like Alexis Sanchez' tenure at Manchester United has been a major failure after completing a controversial move to Old Trafford a couple of seasons ago, with the Gunners landing Henrikh Mkhitaryan to replace him.

Now, Solskjaer hasn't exactly committed to keeping the out-of-favor Chilean, and while he recognized his talents, he looked quite open to letting him go before September 2.

"Alexis is a quality player. We don't have loads of options. If there is an offer that's good enough for the club and him maybe he will go, but if not then he's still our player and he's a quality player," Solskjaer told the Evening Standard.

Moreover, the Norweigan boss admitted that the club won't look for a replacement in case Sanchez leaves, even though the club has been linked with a move for Fernando Llorente, who's currently looking for a new team.

Sanchez has struggled to stay healthy since completing his move to Manchester United and some rumors pointed towards him completing a move to Internazionale or Juventus.

However, the clock keeps ticking and there hasn't been a formal offer for the winger, who still has a lot left in the tank but hasn't been put in a position to succeed with the Red Devils.