Anthony Martial has been the subject in football that has been on everyone’s lips since he signed for Manchester United back at the end of the summer transfer window. Many journalists and those high up in football stated that paying £36million for an unproven 19-year-old was crazy, and that Manchester United have no idea what they’re doing with transfers.
This thought is coming slowly back to bite them hard, with 3 goals in 2 league appearances including a wonder run and finish against bitter rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford last weekend, made all the sweeter in front of the Stretford End.
Manchester United had to act quick to sign Martial, after scouting the youngster for over 18-months, many other clubs were interested – Including that of PSG, Real Madrid, Arsenal and Chelsea. Sources close to the club thought that Chelsea would be making a bid for Martial this coming January – Thus why Ed Woodward and Louis van Gaal stepped in quickly to firm up a deal in which Monaco could not resits.
Today, Arsenal legend Ian Wright has come out to say that the money sent on Anthony Martial, was well and truly worth it. Listen to his thoughts on the Frenchman below: