Manchester United flop Alexis Sanchez apologises to fans after pathetic season

first_imgAlexis Sanchez scored just two goals for Manchester United this season (Picture: Getty)Alexis Sanchez has issued a lengthy apology to Manchester United fans following Sunday’s embarrassing defeat against already relegated Cardiff City.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side ended the season in sixth position, five points adrift of a Champions League qualifying spot having lost six out their final eight matches.Sanchez, meanwhile, struggled to make any sort of positive impression, managing just two goals in 27 appearances.The Chile international suffered an injury during United’s draw at Huddersfield last weekend but was present at Old Trafford for the traditional end of season lap of appreciation.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityEarlier on Sunday it was reported that Solskjaer’s squad had been divided over the bonuses awarded to the likes of Sanchez and Paul Pogba, but the former Arsenal forward appeared to hit out at those suggestions.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe wrote on Instagram: ‘It was a very tough season…the fan (sic) are the ones who deserve an apology as they always support you no matter what happens.‘Personally, I didn’t perform as much as I was expecting because of unpredictable injuries.‘Press and people were speculating of things that were not even true. I was always a professional in all aspects. Advertisement Manchester United flop Alexis Sanchez apologises to fans after pathetic season Comment Metro Sport ReporterSunday 12 May 2019 7:25 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.7kSharescenter_img Man United 0-2 Cardiff: Solskjaer post-match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:40FullscreenMan United 0-2 Cardiff: Solskjaer post-match press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisement Alexis Sanchez was present at Old Trafford despite missing Man Utd’s defeat against Cardiff (Picture: Getty)‘I apologise to the fans for not being able to achieve our goals, Nevertheless we are Manchester United!‘Players and staff are questioning if we were doing the right thing and if we were giving our best for this football shirt.‘I’m certain that Manchester United one day will return to be the club, as it was in the old days with Mr. Alex Ferguson.’last_img read more

Divisional hurling finals highlights of weekend programme

first_imgDrom’s skipper James Woodlock is hoping his side can inject a bit more consistency into their game.Tipp FM will have updates on the match, which gets underway at 3.30 on Sunday afternoon.We’ll also bring you regular reports on the South Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Final.Killenaule and Mullinahone clash at the Clonmel Sporsfield – that game begins at 3 o’clock on Sunday. There are two divisional finals down for decision on Sunday.In the Mid decider Drom-Inch and Loughmore-Castleiney clash in Templetuohy.The latter’s captain Aidan McGrath says they’re close to achieving one of their main aims.last_img

2018 NBA Draft: Who is Jerome Robinson, the Clippers’ 13th pick?

first_imgAge: 21Position: Point guardHeight: 6-foot-5Stats: He averaged 20.8 points and 3.3 assists and shot 40.9 percent from 3-point range for the Eagles last season. He was the ACC’s second-leading scorer and had a 46-point game (seven 3-pointers) at Notre Dame.Honors: First Team All-ACC What they say: Robinson is a scoring point guard who can create offense through his tight handle and crafty finishing ability at the basket. His jump shot is still a huge question mark. Look for him to back up veteran point guard Patrick Beverley.Notable: This is the highest NBA draft selection for a Boston College player since John Bagley was selected 12th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1982. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img With the 13th pick of the 2018 NBA Draft, the Clippers selected Boston College guard Jerome Robinson.Here’s a quick look at who the Clippers are getting:School: Boston CollegeYear: Juniorlast_img read more