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Alexis Sanchez 'sits alone with his headphones on' and refuses to talk to teammates
Former boss Jorge Sampaoli appears to have felt Chile’s campaign was doomed from the start (Picture: Getty)

A Chilean newspaper has published an old, off-the-record conversation with the country’s former manager, Jorge Sampaoli, in which he anticipated the country’s failure to qualify for the World Cup.

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The now Argentina coach spoke to a group of journalists after Chile’s Copa America triumph in 2015, though national newspaper Las Ultimas Noticias have only published the comments now.

As the inquest into Chile’s bungled campaign goes on, the newly released transcript reveals that Sampaoli had fears about Chile’s squad, and their discipline, for several years, while he also made an unexpected revelation about how Alexis Sanchez interacted with the rest of the squad.

Alexis Sanchez 'sits alone with his headphones on' and refuses to talk to teammates
Chile were pipped to a play-off spot by Peru in CONMEBOL qualification (Picture: Getty)

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