The ex-Malaga defender spoke to Real News and he said that Michel's words were the main reason for joining Panathinaikos.
“I spoke to Michel as he was one of my coaches at Real Madrid. He was one of them who convinced me to join Panathinaikos He told me good things about the club and the country,” Sanchez said.
The Spaniard also underlined that he is very proud for moving to the Greens this season as he targets the title with the Greek giants.
“Panathinaikos are a great club. They compete for the title and play in the European competitions. That's why I came here. Panathinaikos directors showed me how much they wanted me. I have joined Panathinaikos in order to help me achieve great things next season,” Sanchez quoted.