Romelu Lukaku convinced Alexis Sanchez to leave Manchester United, the former Arsenal forward has revealed.
Sanchez joined Inter Milan on loan for the and has revealed Lukaku’s words of wisdom persuaded him to leave the Red Devils and link up with him at San Siro. The Chilean’s move came after Lukaku joined Milan for a reported fee of £72m. Sanchez revealed Lukaku’s role in his move to Italy in his interview with Sky Italia.
“You can see that he is happy to be at Inter and he always wants to win. He convinced me to come to Inter,” he said. “Inter is a great team. When I was at Udinese, the Nerazzurri won the treble and at that time for me they were the biggest team in Italy. Playing against them was very difficult. I am very happy to be back in Serie A. I am here to win something.
“The team is very much united and this is important if you want to win. The fans have not seen the team win anything for many years so there is great hunger to win.”