He has been compared to Arsenal icon Thiery Henry, his transfer tag is £36million and he is only 19 years of age! Meet Antony Martial.
This young forward has scored 12 goals in his 48 appearances for his team Monaco in the last season. According to coach Pierre Mankowski, Martial has “incredible acceleration, power and ability to shoot from a distance”.
Watch his volley as AS Monaco played against AS Saint-Etienne
Here are some of the interesting tweets about this move:
— Jonno Turner (@jonnot) August 31, 2015
Anthony Martial going for £36m to Manchester United, shows just how much a bargain we got for Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. — Arsenal News (@__arsenalnews_) August 31, 2015
Spurs offered €10m for Anthony Martial. Monaco offered him for €25. So Man Utd pay €50m. pic.twitter.com/ICsyGUJf47
— Transfer Site (@TransferSite) August 31, 2015
Manchester United fans yesterday: “Who’s Anthony Martial?” Manchester United fans today: “Anthony Martial is the new Thierry Henry”
— Arsenal News (@__arsenalnews_) August 31, 2015
Manchester United meet Liverpool Football Club on 12 September 2015. We hope to see Anthony Martial in action!