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Man Utd boss Mourinho admits Alexis admiration: Some players you must try to sign

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted his admiration for Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez.

It's emerged that United are competing with Manchester City for the Chile international this month.

On Friday, Mourinho stated: "Sanchez is an Arsenal player, I don't know but probably this weekend he is going to defend Arsenal colours so I don't think it's correct to say things about Alexis Sanchez.

“At the general level what I can say is myself and the Manchester United board, the owners, we don't believe a lot in the January market, we don't believe in signing a player just to sign a player, just to do something, we don't believe in that.

“What we believe really is there are some players in football world if you have the chance to sign them in January, in March or in July, you have to try and that's it.

“But in relation to Alexis Sanchez I don't say a word, the only word I can say is he is a phenomenal player, apart from that an Arsenal player and I feel I shouldn't say much more than this."

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