Pinilla: “Sanchez is not capable of carrying Chile forward alone. Why not bench him?”

It is difficult to say whether or not it was a case of treason, but the comment by Mauricio Pinilla It certainly won’t have pleased Alexis Sanchez. In view of the race of Copa America against Canada, who spoke at the microphones of Radio Agriculturethe former striker spoke about Nino Maravilla and the Chile: “We need to continue to support him, surround him with good players so that he can do well, but I think that individually Alexis is not capable of carrying the team forward alone. We removed Arturo Vidal and Gary Medel from the call-ups and nothing happened. We took out Medel, the leader of the locker room; why not leave Alexis on the bench for a game? Alexis will be able to come in and break the game against Canada, as he has done in different circumstances in other games.”

A few days ago, a The Thirdthe playmaker who will conclude his contract with Inter on 30 June, had spoken thus, criticizing some of his former colleagues after the 0-0 draw against Peru in the match valid for the second day of Group A of the Copa America: “We are all Chileans and we all want to do well. Even former players must support the team instead of talking about things that are harmful.”