Alexis Sánchez lived this Wednesday his first press conference as an Olympique de Marseille player. The Chilean striker lands as a star, and the leader of a team that seeks to break the hegemony of PSG, the historical rival.
The Chilean knows where he stands. “It is a team that has a lot of history, the biggest in France, the only team in France that has won the Champions League. They haven’t won the league for 10 years and it’s a challenge for me. Anywhere I go I’m gonna win“, he claimed.
But there are also connections to the past. Mauricio Isla, one of his great friends, played there several seasons ago, and two of the coaches who marked his career led the team: Marcelo Bielsa and Jorge Sampaoli. He dedicated a message to them this day.
Alexis’ memory of both
“I haven’t been able to talk to them, as I know them both. Two are awesome trainers. They dedicate one hundred percent to their work, they want to win and get ahead, ”he said when asked if he had had contact with them before deciding on the offer from France.
On both, deepened. “I haven’t been able to talk to them, as I know them both. Two are awesome trainers. They dedicate one hundred percent to their work, they want to win and get ahead.”