Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney believes that Alexis Sanchez is perfect for the club and may help in lifting Romelu Lukaku.
Sanchez swapped Arsenal for United rivals during the January transfer window and was able to score in his debut in Saturday’s win 2-0 against Huddersfield Town.
Wayne Rooney is United’s all-time leading goalscorer but is now playing for his boyhood club Everton believes that Sanchez can inspire the Red Devils as they have not wanted the title since Alex Ferguson’s final season in 2012-13.
“For me he’s the perfect player for Manchester United. He’s got aggression, he’s got passion, desire and you can see he’s a winner,
“Them players lift the other players and get an extra 10 per cent of the players around him. I think Alexis Sanchez will do that.”
Lukaku also scored against Huddersfield and has been criticised for his performances. Rooney believes that the presence of Sanchez could ease the burden on the Belgium international.
“I think that’s what Manchester United have lacked, players around Lukaku who are going to push Lukaku on as well and try help him get a bit more freedom and score more goals,” Rooney added.