Alexis Sanchez says he never bet on Mourinho's sacking at Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez says he never bet on Mourinho's sacking at Manchester United

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has denied claims that he bet £20,000 on Jose Mourinho getting sacked at the Premier League side.

The news came up on Friday, December 21, that the Chilean footballer allegedly claimed that he had won a bet with Marcus Rojo following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

Sanchez who is currently in his homeland was reported by UK Sun to have revealed he won a bet with Rojo via a Whats-app message.

The former Barcelona and Arsenal star has now denied the report claiming that Jose Mourinho was of great help to him.

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"This is FALSE!!!. José gave me the chance to play for the best team in the world and I only have gratitude for him. We are a truly United team.

"We are MANCHESTER UNITED. Respect. I can't wait to help the team! Good luck tomorrow family!" Sanchez tweeted.

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Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently occupying sixth position on the Premier League standings with 26 points after 17 games played this term.

Earlier, had reported how Premier League giants Manchester United appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjær as their new manager until the end of the ongoing 2018/19 Premier League season.

The 45-year-old Norwegian football manager replaces former manager Jose Mourinho who was thrown out of the club because of poor results.

He will be joined by Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna this season at Old Trafford. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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