10 Things You Didn’t Know About Anthony Martial

The France and Manchester United striker Anthony Martial who is currently playing as wing at Old Trafford and is one of the youngest deadly strikers on this planet. He was the recipient of the 2015 Golden Boy Award for the best under-21 player in Europe. If you think you Anthony Martial well,there 10 things you you didn’t know about Anthony Martial.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Anthony Martial

1. Playing youth football for Les Ulis, he began his professional career at Lyon, then transferred to AS Monaco in 2013 for a fee of €6 million.

2. He was a member of Monaco’s squad for two seasons, and signed for Manchester United in 2015 for an initial fee of £36 million which could potentially rise to £57.6 million

3. He is the highest fee paid for a teenager in football history even before the potential increase.

4. He scored in his first match for United, and was named the Premier League Player of the Month in his first month in English football.

5. He scored twice against a 10-man Bastia on 13 March 2015 in a 3–0 home victory.

6. Eight days later, in his first Premier League start, he scored twice in an away win, 3–2 at Southampton.

7. On 23 September, again as a replacement for Mata, Martial scored his fourth goal in four games for his new club, concluding a 3–0 win over Ipswich Town in the third round of the League Cup.

8. Martial’s early impact was praised by former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who stated that “he can do anything”.

9. Martial won his first individual honour at United as he picked up the ‘PFA Fan’s Player of the Month’ for September, in which he notched up three goals from two matches.

10. He was also named Premier League Player of the Month for September, the third-youngest player to receive the award after Micah Richards and Michael Owen.



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