A Chilean media understands that Olympique de Marseille striker Alexis Sanchez is considering leaving the Bouches-du-Rhône club. Elimination in the Champions League would not pass for the Chilean striker.
The elimination of Olympique de Marseille from the group stage of the Champions League could have serious consequences for Alexis Sanchez. Fourth in Group D with four points, behind Sporting Portugal, Eintracht Frankfurt and Tottenham, and therefore eliminated from all European competitions, the Bouches-du-Rhône club could lose the Chilean striker. This is at least the hypothesis put on the table by a Chilean media. According to newspaper information redgol, the 34-year-old would consider leaving in the coming months, at the end of the 2022-2023 season. The reason ? The former member of FC Barcelona would have taken a blow in the back of the head after the exit from the road of the formation of Igor Tudor on the European scene. The inability of Olympique de Marseille to qualify for the round of 16 of the C1 would encourage the native of Tocopilla to reflect on his short-term future.
7 goals in 17 games
This failure in the Champions League would go badly for Alexis Sanchez, enlisted free last summer after his departure from the Nerazzurri and currently under contract until June 2023 (+ an additional year as an option). Author of 7 goals in 17 matches in all competitions, including 5 goals in 12 Ligue 1 matches, the former resident of Inter Milan pulls out of the game, performances which did not allow Olympique to Marseille to join Paris Saint-Germain in the knockout stage, despite having a group within reach. In C1, Alexis Sanchez struck twice during the double confrontation against the Portuguese of Sporting Portugal, insufficient to allow the partners of Dimitri Payet to continue their journey in the tournament.
This information tends to confirm his discomfort on the Canebière. Last November, RMC Sports claimed that the main interested party would be annoyed by his positioning on the ground. The Chilean international would be disappointed to play alone at the forefront of the attack and would require support. Reinforcement that will go through the winter transfer window in January? Facing journalists this Wednesday, on the eve of the reception of Toulouse Football Club (16th day of Ligue 1), Marseille coach Igor Tudor reveals that he has called for the arrival of new attacking players in January. What delight and calm the desires elsewhere of Alexis Sanchez? To be continued…