Man United star Sanchez takes dig at Mourinho after Solksjaer's 7-match winning run

Man United star Sanchez takes dig at Mourinho after Solksjaer's 7-match winning run

- Sanchez has heaped praises on Solksjaer after Man United's win over Brighton

- The Chile international struggled for form under former manager Jose Mourinho

- Sanchez will be battling for game time when United face Arsenal in the FA Cup

Alexis Sanchez hailed the change of atmosphere at Manchester United following the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in what proved a thinly-veiled dig at Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has hailed the change of atmosphere at Old Trafford following the arrival interim manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

The Chilean international's comments seemed to be a slight dig at former manager Jose Mourinho after struggling to make an impact under the Portuguese manager.

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However, after the run of seven wins out of seven matches under new manager Solksjaer, Sanchez feels the club has a 'better atmosphere'.

"In the end, results in football make the difference and so we are happier than we were before," he said, according to the Mirror.

"It's not only on the pitch. In the stands, I see an even better atmosphere at Old Trafford.

"The fans trust us more and that's very positive for ­everyone. It helps you to keep on ­improving."

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The Red Devils recorded their seventh win on the bounce something no United manager has done in the past as they put their Premier League campaign back on track.

On the other hand, Mourinho fell out with the entire dressing room, players as well as backroom staffs, which affected the team's performance on the pitch.

Sanchez will be looking to make United's starting line up when they take on his former club in the FA Cup on Friday, January 25.

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The 30-year-old has found it difficult to break into the mainstream side following the form of the front-three comprising Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Manchester United midfielder Maroune Fellaini could be on his way out of Old Trafford after failing to play in Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's starting line up.

Over the years, the Belgian has been one of the mainstays in the Red Devils' first team squad since joining the squad in 2013. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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