But he complained about what he sees as preferential treatment afforded to the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham.
Sanchez came into Manchester United's opening Premier League game against Leicester City on Friday night after a summer spent - unlike most of his teammates - relaxing and recovering for the season ahead.
As forthright as the 29-year-old was in describing his views on what his club need to do going forward, he did seem happy their marquee signing to date - the Brazilian midfielder Fred, who joined in a £53M deal earlier in the summer from Shakhtar Donetsk. Mourinho had warned the Red Devils that they could be in for a tough season but it is up to the players now to get a confidence-boosting win in the season opener. I had my plans for many months and I find myself with the market closed in a situation I did not think I would be in.
United went into the campaign on the back of a tumultuous pre-season that was dominated by discontent and a lack of signings, leading to Jose Mourinho making veiled digs at the club's hierarchy and, while they secured all three points at home, the team's display was hardly an emphatic response.
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"If I was an owner I'd be thinking you've had a lot of money for these players, you certainly don't fancy them and now you want a lot of money for someone else".
"But it's the same conversation as with [Ashley] Young, [Marouane] Fellaini, [Jesse] Lingard, it's the same".
"When you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie, repeated 1,000 times is still a lie".
"There are some positives, and I am expecting a big season from Paul Pogba after his World Cup, but I definitely think they need another striker as back-up to Romelu Lukaku - someone in a similar mould to the Belgian".
Speaking at Carrington, Mourinho said: "If they feel they can help us, 20 minutes, ten minutes half an hour..."