In his own words, it was his lifelong dream: to reach Manchester United. The series on the future of Alexis Sánchez was long and tedious, with chapters every day. His Arsenal match led. He was not in the transfer market in August 2017 when Manchester City tendered his contract. It was at the European winter window in January when the Red Devils attacked and got the one born in Tocopilla, the first Chilean to play for the Old Trafford team, who on his arrival became the highest paid football player in the world. Premier League
"I remember when I talked to Ferguson.We talked more than twenty minutes.I told him that my dream was to be here one day at Manchester United.When I had the chance to go now, I looked at the shield and my hair stayed standing, "the club's historic top scorer told the club's website once his contract was made public.
Four days after his arrival, he debuted in court. It was in the England Cup, in the field of the city of Yeovil, where the Chilean played 72 & # 39; and provided assistance. "It brings us maturity and class. Everyone is happy with their arrival," said Jose Mourinho, who was ahead of United at the time.
In spite of the expectations, the transit of the nortino by the red store was not the best, because they did not reach relevant objectives. During this year he was eliminated in the last 16 of the Champions League at the hands of Sevilla and missed the final of the FA Cup with Chelsea at Wembley.
The other figure of the Chilean international soccer also took new directions during this year. This is Arturo Vidal, although his (quick) transfer took place later in August. Barcelona took advantage of the fact that Bayern Munich opened the door and hired the king, to be the relay of the Brazilian Paulinho, who returned to Chinese football.
After a difficult start, due to the lack of continuity that had, the born in San Joaquín gradually gained its space and, today, is a more important piece for Ernesto Valverde. He has scored a goal for Real Madrid.
The summary of the month
Bárbara Riveros, in ladies, and Lionel Sanders, in men, are imposed in Ironman of Pucón.
The Chilean rugby team 7 qualifies for the San Francisco World Cup, their first commitment in 17 years.
The Colombian Reinaldo Rueda is presented as the new coach of the National Team.
Ignacio Casale is crowned the winner of the Dakar 2018 in the quads category.
Joaquín Niemann wins the LAAC at the Country Club. With this, the national classifies the masters of Augusta.
Colo Colo wins the Supercopa of Chile, after winning 3-0 with Santiago Wanderers.
Roger Federer wins the Australian Open, his 20th Grand Slam. He defeated Croatian Marin Cilic.