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MANCHESTER UNITED star Alexis Sanchez is enduring a miserable time at Old Trafford – but would he ever consider a move back to Arsenal? Express Sport takes a look at how a deal could happen.

Manchester United thought they were signing a Sanchez at the peak of his powers when he touched down from Arsenal back in January.

Things have, however, gone sour just 10 months into his Old Trafford career.

Manchester United have failed to coax the best from Sanchez during his time at the club so far. For all his brilliance at Arsenal, the 29-year-old has looked a shadow of his former self.

Reports have linked the Gunners with a sensational move for a player who quit the club less than a year ago

And Sanchez may be tempted to swap Old Trafford for the Emirates for two reasons.

1 – Sanchez would be leading light at Arsenal

United signed the Chile international because they believed him to be the answer to their attacking troubles.

The decision to give him their famous No 7 shirt also suggested he was primed to usurp Paul Pogba as club talisman.

That has not happened, however.

Jose Mourinho seems reluctant to let his star asset off the leash and, as a result, he has managed just three goals.

Should he return to Arsenal, however, he would likely be their leading man.

The Gunners’ current best players – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette – are still battling for consistency.

Sanchez would, though, immediately become one of the first names on Unai Emery’s team sheet.

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