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'Maybe he saw a ghost and got scared... that explains why he played so bad every time': Former defender Rafael mocks Alexis Sanchez in extraordinary rant about his nightmare Old Trafford spell Rafael da Silva has hit out at Alexis Sanchez after Chilean's shocking revelation Sanchez suggested he wanted to quit Man United after one training session  Rafael took to Twitter to slam Sanchez, claiming 'he played so bad every time' Sanchez has completed a permanent move to Inter Milan after season-long loan

By Tom Caldon For Mailonline

Published: 18:13 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 20:40 BST, 4 September 2020

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Former defender Rafael da Silva has mocked Alexis Sanchez after the forward revealed he wanted to leave the Old Trafford club after his first training session. 

On Thursday Sanchez posted a video on Instagram explaining what went wrong during his spell as a United player, drawing strong criticism from Rafael.

The Chilean joined the club from Arsenal in January 2018 in a deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction, but Sanchez was only able to score five goals in 45 appearances before spending the 2019-20 season on loan at Inter Milan.

Former Manchester United defender Rafael da SIlva has criticised Alexis Sanchez

Former defender Rafael da SIlva has criticised Alexis Sanchez

The 31-year-old completed a permanent move to the San Siro last month and has since taken to social media to set the record straight.

'I want to tell you about my period at United, about many things that were said and that made me look bad,' said Sanchez.

'I got the opportunity to

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