Anthony Martial told he can leave Manchester United amid Tottenham interest
Manchester United set £40m Martial price amid Tottenham interest.
The 25-year-old Frenchman has fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford.
With the likes of Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo at the club, Martial’s minutes are dwindling.
This season has seen the former Monaco man feature for just 99 Premier League minutes so far.
His only start and the bulk of his minutes came in the only game which United failed to win against Southampton (Transfermarkt).
Given the extra competition at Old Trafford, it’s been reported that the club are prepared to sell him (EuroSport).
This is where Tottenham’s interest will be piqued.
Over the summer is was reported that Spurs were interested in Martial, although they were put off by his £250,000-per-week wages (Daily Star).
The fee reported over the summer was supposedly £50m for Martial, although that number has already fallen to £40m now.
This could be the start of an interesting saga for Tottenham.
Manchester United set £40m Martial price amid Tottenham interest
The Lilywhites need more creative attacking options and Martial certainly fits the bill.
The Frenchman can play both centrally and out side in attacking areas and has a good goal record.
In his best season for Man United in 2019/20, Martial scored 17 goals and registered seven assists in league competition (Transfermarkt).
The January window could prove to be interesting for Spurs.
Fabio Paratici and Steve Hitchen will be keen to get to work.
The Spurs midfield needs bolstering, as does the attack if Nuno’s side continues to fail to score.
Goals have been hard to come by for the Lilywhites and Martial would help that.
It’s just a matter of whether Spurs can negotiate down his astronomical wages.
His £250,000-per-week would make him one of Spurs’ top earners alongside Harry Kane and Tanguy Ndombele (Spotrac).
A lot would have to happen for this deal to go through, but with the window open for Martial you’d imagine Paratici would have a good go.
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