Barcelona will look to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial

According to the football transfer rumours in British Media, Barcelona will look to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial.

The France international was signed by Manchester United in September 2015 from Monaco for a fee of 60 million euros. The 21-year-old has a valid contract with Manchester United until June 2019.

Anthony Martial has played 100 times for Manchester United since signing from Monaco, scoring 30 goals and creating 23 assists in that time.

The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best forwards in France.

The France international has been in outstanding form for Manchester United this season.

 

Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial

 

As a member of France national football team, Anthony Martial has won 15 caps and has scored one goal.

Ernesto Valverde has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.

The report claims that Barcelona manager has extensively scouted Anthony Martial and is considering a move for the forward.

The France international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Ernesto Valverde wants to target in the summer transfer window.

The forward can also play as a left winger, offering Ernesto Valverde a different option should he change his formation at Barcelona.

 

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According to the report in British Media, Barcelona plan to sign Anthony Martial, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return fuelling their hopes. Martial has enjoyed a stunning start to the new season for Manchester United, but despite his impressive form, the France international continues to be overlooked for a starting berth by Jose Mourinho.

How strong that interest is and whether Barcelona will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

 

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