Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda claims Alexis Sanchez has suffered a “very tortuous” spell since leaving Arsenal for Manchester United.
The forward has scored just three league goals in 41 games since joining United and is currently on loan at Inter Milan.
Rueda told Diario Sport: “It’s been a traumatic year for him, very tortuous, even after his departure from Arsenal, his first year in Manchester.
“He came to the Copa America in Brazil and then he was very unlucky to get injured in Alicante in a friendly against Colombia. It almost frustrated his loan to Inter.
“Once he had recovered, the [coronavirus] pandemic happened. I hope it [coronavirus] passes fast because he is a great professional.”
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By Sky Sports