Manchester United fans offered mixed reactions after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that Roma made a late bid to sign Alexis Sanchez.
Solskjaer confirms Roma made a late attempt for Alexis Sanchez. #mufc [BBC]
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) August 11, 2019
Some fans think a potential sale would be madness due to the lack of attacking options; meanwhile, other fans can’t wait to see the back of the Chile international.
Sanchez has been on the periphery of the Old Trafford side since joining from rivals Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
However, despite the 30-year-old’s bad performances in the north-west, fans couldn’t be more split on whether Sanchez should leave or not.
Here is a selection of tweets from Manchester United fans after Roma’s bid to sign the player:
Get it done! lol asap free up that huge wage bill and invest it in more players like Harry Maguire n Wan bissaka who are workers on the field n genuinely humble n delighted 2 play for the team the club n the fans and will honour the badge and actually earn their pay packet
— @PaddieIrishGirl (@PaddieIrishGirl) August 11, 2019
COME BACK ROMA! WE HAVE GARBAGE! pic.twitter.com/YuAlyxWqhi
— Garatio Velveteen (@GatyHernop) August 11, 2019
Send him for free
— Enrique Carrera (@ecarreradelrio) August 11, 2019
Need squad depth would be stupid to let him go now.
— Dyl (@UtdDyl) August 11, 2019
Would be a big mistake. The season is long and we need experience player like him as we have already offloaded Lukaku.
— Bend It Like Beckham (@Sajib816) August 11, 2019
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No. We don’t have a replacement. Would be a stupid decision to let him go at this time
— United Ways 100% IFB (@utd_ways) August 11, 2019
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