Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood ‘clashed in pre-season with Chilean left fuming’ as he desperately tries to recover from a hamstring injury
- Alexis Sanchez and Mason Greenwood are thought to have clashed in training
- Sanchez was fouled by Greenwood in one of the sessions during pre-season
- An angry exchange ensued with Sanchez said to be furious with Greenwood
- The 30-year-old Chilean is currently recovering from a hamstring injury
Alexis Sanchez was apparently left fuming after clashing with youngster Mason Greenwood while on Manchester United’s pre-season tour.
Sanchez, who suffered a hamstring injury in early July while playing for Chile in the Copa America, had an angry exchange with Greenwood following a tackle on the training pitch.
According to The Sun, the 30-year-old, who is United’s best-paid player, was furious at being tackled, particularly after having suffered hamstring injuries before.
Alexis Sanchez is said to have been furious with Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood
United youngster Greenwood was included in the club’s pre-season tour and played regularly
It is also believed that Sanchez has been training away from Carrington so that he can fully focus on getting back fit.
It comes after United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed to Sanchez that he would be part of his plans for the new season.
Sanchez knows that Greenwood is also going to become a more regular feature in the United team.
The 17-year-old was a second half substitute in United’s first Premier League game of the season on Sunday.
Greenwood came on for Marcus Rashford in the 86th minute after United had stuck four past Chelsea.
Greenwood came on as an 86th-minute substitute for Marcus Rashford on Sunday
Sanchez suffered his most recent hamstring at the Copa America at the beginning of July
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Sanchez is still very much in his plans