He won it on court. Alexis Sanchez’s performance following his ankle injury since October last year improved considerably. He became a key player in the team and coach Antionio Conte asked for it. The national striker’s loan ended this weekend. Manchester United wanted to sell it, not give it back to loan, to avoid the high cost of pay. The tocopillano received $23 million annually, but dropped that figure considerably to 15 million in the US currency to stay in Italy. The Lombard table reported in a brief statement that «Alexis Sánchez has joined the nerazzurro team in a free transfer». In the same vein, the Italians stated that «the Chilean striker has signed a permanent contract with the club until 30 June 2023». An agreement that was applauded by the tocopillano coach. «The operation by Sanchez was excellent on the part of the team. Under the conditions under which we managed to carry it out, it was certainly a very good operation,» Conte said in dialogue with Sky Sports. And we deserved it, since we brought him in at the worst moment of his career, suffering an injury. Inter can now enjoy it. My applause for the club,» added the strater. With this agreement, the national arriete became the second highest paid player on the peninsula, only surpassed by Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese star receives 36 million of the US currency per year.