Paul Pogba explains why Alexis Sanchez will come good at Manchester United

Sanchez was brought off for the third consecutive Premier League game on Saturday

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Paul Pogba has assured Manchester United supporters that they will eventually see the best out of team-mate Alexis Sanchez.

Sanchez was brought off for the third consecutive Premier League game on Saturday, having failed to make an impression in the 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Jose Mourinho, the United manager, said last March that United would start to see Sanchez at his best this season, once the Chilean had adjusted to his new team-mates and life at the club.

Sanchez, however, is yet to fully convince in a United shirt and justify his basic £300,000-a-week salary. The former Arsenal forward is yet to find the net this season, having scored just three goals and assisted another six in his 23 United appearances.

Even so, Pogba believes Sanchez’s class and work rate in training will eventually tell, and he still expects the 29-year-old to come good at Old Trafford.

“What you have to know about Alexis is he is a hard worker,” Pogba said after Sanchez was substituted against Wolves. “He trains very well, he always tries to help the team, talks with the team and everything. He will get used to it.

“When you play a long time with another team and you play different football in that other team you have some kind of adaptation that you have to have. It’s not that he is playing bad.”

Pogba added: “We know that Alexis Sanchez can bring a lot and I’m sure he will. I’m sure he will. But he’s not playing bad and he keeps being positive, you know, so that’s the good thing we have to think about."

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