Monday, October 21, 2019 | ePaper

Sanchez's loan to Roma may cost Manchester United £8.6m in wages

  • Print




It's difficult to recall a high-profile transfer going as wrong as Alexis Sanchez's switch to Manchester United.
The Chilean joined from Arsenal as part of a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan that looked like a decent bit of business for the Red Devils at the time.
Sanchez's weekly wages were then reported at £350,000, which has turned out to be well short of his actual earnings.
The 30-year-old is now believed to take home a staggering £505,000-per-week, meaning United have forked out £41 million since his arrival in January 2018.
That equates to roughly £8.2 million for each of the five goals Sanchez has netted throughout his 18 months at Old Trafford.
Such a disastrous spell has crippled the world-class reputation he established at Barcelona and Arsenal, to the extent where United are willing to pay to see the back of him.

More News For this Category

Khulna beat Rajshahi in NCL 2nd round

Khulna Division beat Rajshahi Division by seven wickets in the second round of the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL) on Sunday at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Resuming their

Liverpool defender Joel Matip signs new deal until summer 2024

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has signed a new long-term deal which will keep him at the club until summer 2024. The 28-year-old Cameroon international has scored two goals in nine

Murray into first semi-final since 2017 Roland Garros

Murray into first semi-final since 2017 Roland Garros

AFP, Belgium :Former world number one Andy Murray reached his first semi-final since the 2017 French Open with a battling three-set win over Romania's Marius Copil in Antwerp on Friday.The

SKS Cup Golf Tournament ends in Rangpur

BSS, Rangpur :The third three-day "SKS Cup Golf Tournament-2019" concluded through a colourful prize distribution function at Rangpur Golf and Country Club (RGCC) auditorium in Rangpur Cantonment here on Friday

BAF Inter Shaheen Hockey Competition concludes

Inter Shaheen Hockey Competition-2019 of the BAF Shaheen Colleges was concluded at the Hockey Turf of BAF Shaheen College Dhaka Saturday.In the final match, BAF Shaheen College Dhaka team clinched

Russia's Beterbiev stops Gvozdyk to unify two titles

Russia's Beterbiev stops Gvozdyk to unify two titles

Russian world champion Artur Beterbiev unified the light heavyweight boxing division on Friday with a 10th-round stoppage of Oleksandr Gvozdyk, extending a remarkable knockout streak and undefeated pro career.Beterbiev knocked

New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (5) drives to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball (2) during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York on Friday.

New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (5) drives to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball (2) during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York on Friday.

Ottis Gibson likely to team up with Justin Langer as Australia mentor

Ottis Gibson likely to team up with Justin Langer as Australia mentor

After a not so happy end to his stint with South Africa, where he was sacked post the World Cup debacle earlier this year, Ottis Gibson has emerged as a

Henderson blitzes Shanghai to take half-way lead

Brooke Henderson aced the par-three second hole on Friday to ignite an eight-under round of 64 and take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Buick LPGA Shanghai.The Canadian

Bodi handed five years imprisonment for spot-fixing

Bodi handed five years imprisonment for spot-fixing

Former South Africa cricketer Gulam Bodi was sentenced to five years imprisonment in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Friday (October 18) for his part in South Africa's 2015 domestic