First yellow of the season! Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez receives car parking ticket

First yellow of the season! Alexis Sanchez receives car parking ticket as Man United team-mates fly back from Norway after Kristiansund win

  • Alexis Sanchez has already picked up his first yellow before the season’s start
  • The Chilean forward was given a £60 car parking ticket outside Wilmslow station
  • He is currently nursing a hamstring injury and missed United’s trip to Norway
  • The Red Devils won 1-0 and Sanchez should be fit for the start of the campaign
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The season may not have started yet but Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has already picked up his first yellow.

The Chilean international returned to his car in Wilmslow after taking a train from London, only to discover that a parking warden had paid it a visit.

The 30-year-old was handed a £60 parking ticket at the same time as his team-mates flew back from Norway after their pre-season victory over Kristiansund.    

The season has not started yet but Alexis Sanchez has already received his first yellow

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The season has not started yet but Alexis Sanchez has already received his first yellow

The Chilean picked up a £60 car parking ticket after missing United's trip to Norway

The Chilean picked up a £60 car parking ticket after missing United's trip to Norway

The Chilean picked up a £60 car parking ticket after missing United’s trip to Norway

Sanchez, who drives a Bentley Betayga worth £160,000, was left behind by United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following his exploits at Copa America.

His Chile side reached the semi-finals of the competition, although it wasn’t without cost for Sanchez, who picked up a hamstring strain.

United hope the forward will be back in time for the start of the new season, with the Red Devils set to face Chelsea on Sunday August 11.

They will be hoping to see something close to the form that first merited Sanchez’s big-money move from Arsenal to Old Trafford back in January 2018.

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The former Barcelona player scored just one goal from 20 Premier League appearances last term, a far-cry from his best campaign with the Gunners, where he hit 30 from 51 in all competitions. 

Sanchez is currently nursing a hamstring strain but is expected to be available against Chelsea

Sanchez is currently nursing a hamstring strain but is expected to be available against Chelsea

Sanchez is currently nursing a hamstring strain but is expected to be available against Chelsea


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