Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giggs: Ant Is Upping Game Because of New Arrival

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giggs: Ant Is Upping Game Because of New Arrival

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ALEXIS Sanchez is already making an impact at United because Anthony Martial is 'upping his performances', according to Ryan Giggs . The Chilean completed his long-awaited move to Old Trafford on Monday night, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposition direction to Arsenal.

The 29-year-old Sanchez revealed that his favoured roles are on the left and through the middle in his first interview as a United player - which raises questions about where he would fit in amid stiff competition for places.

Martial, for one, has been in sensational form on the left - having a hand in five goals in 2018 - and Giggs believes Sanchez is already putting pressure on his new team-mates.

"Alexis Sanchez is similar to Robin van Persie in the sense they're getting a ready-made superstar and you're seeing the contribution already with Anthony Martial upping his performances," he said on Sky Sports . …

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