Chile star Sanchez faces long time on sidelines: Mourinho

first_img“It is an aggressive muscular injury,” Mourinho said at Friday’s press conference.“He has not had a scan yet but the player is experienced. He knows what injury is.“From my experience, the painful scream and way it happened, it will be a long time.“It is not a little muscular injury that he will be ready in a week or 10 days.“For me and Alexis Sanchez, the grade is different to the one that Lindelof (expected to miss three weeks due to a thigh strain suffered against Crystal Palace last weekend) has and that was not easy.”Sanchez’s first team starts have been rare in November, and he came on as a substitute in the league games against Manchester City and Crystal Palace. He last started in the victory at Juventus in the Champions League on November 7.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Chile forward Alexis Sanchez’ hopes of forcing his way back into favour at Manchester United suffer a blow due to injury © AFP / Pablo VERAMANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Nov 30 – Alexis Sanchez’s miserable spell at Manchester United took another turn for the worse on Friday with manager Jose Mourinho announcing he faces several weeks out with a hamstring injury.The 29-year-old Chilean forward, dropped from the squad for Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions League win over Swiss outfit Young Boys, suffered the injury in training on Thursday.last_img

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