The first victim of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford. Although it is not that Anthony Martial managed to impose himself as a real player for Manchester United even before the arrival of the Portuguese. However, after Ronaldo's arrival, Martial disappeared, he played only 210 minutes in the Premier League this season and logically asked for a club where he will have minutes.
He found it in Seville. Numerous Spanish and English media state that everything has been agreed upon and that the 26-year-old attacker arrives in Andalusia today for medical examinations before signing a six-month loan. Sevilla has pledged to pay Martial's full salary, between 5,000,000 and 6,000,000 euros, during those six months.
Anthony Martial was the target by both Juventus and Barcelona, and although he was interested, he knew that he should get the most space in Sevilla to show that he has not forgotten to play football. After all, Juve should bring Dušan Vlahović in the coming days, there is no place for the Frenchman.
It remains to be seen what Martial will do when his loan expires in the summer because his contract with United expires in 2024, and the Manchester giant brought him in 2015 for as much as 60,000,000 euros and they want return something.
How much? It is difficult to say, at least until we see if Martial will do something noticeable at the "Sanchez Pisjuan" stadium.
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He scored 79 goals in 269 games for United, but when Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho arrived, he realized that his story was over.
There are also Edinson Cavani, Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford ... Recently, the young Elanga also proved to be a good football player, which is evidenced by the fact that he was the starter in the previous two games. And Ralf Rangnick was not thrilled when Martial asked him not to play against Aston Villa on January 15.
Although the German coach later said that the problem was solved, that does not mean that the space at Old Trafford was opened for Martial. He will soon be followed by Jesse Lingard in search of a new club. With the proviso that he will certainly not return.
Manchester United seems to want to solve some key problems in the team, and a lot of reinforcements lately have not been players like in previous clubs. We’ll see if Anthony Martial will play better at the new club, so who knows, maybe Manchester United will make big money on him