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Published: Sun, June 17, 2018
Sport | By Billy Aguilar

Why Manchester United Could Regret Allowing Anthony Martial To Leave

Why Manchester United Could Regret Allowing Anthony Martial To Leave

Cape Town - Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, according to his agent. The attacker's current deal will expire at the end of next season, but the Red Devils do have the option of an additional year.

The attackers agent, Philippe Lamboley, has told French media that Martial has chose to look for a fresh start away from Old Trafford.

Philippe Lamboley told RMC Sport on Wednesday that talks over a new contract at Old Trafford have come to night, and "the time has come" for Martial to find a new club.

Independent.ie have been told that Tottenham are eager to sign Martial and with United now struggling to find agreement with Spurs in their efforts to sign Belgian centre-back Toby Alderwiereld, the comments from Lamboley could pave the way for a deal that suits both clubs.

Martial's agent said the Frenchman was extremely disappointed to have had to make the decision and believed he had shown his loyalty and love to the club to both supporters and chiefs.

Martial, 22, looked set to become the next superstar at Old Trafford they forked out £58m on his services from AS Monaco as a teenage prodigy in 2015.

'After thinking about all the possibilities and settings, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United.

United are unwilling to sell Martial but if he hands in a transfer request the club will consider offers from overseas.

"Anthony has the choice", he said. In the three Premier League matches preceding Sanchez's arrival, Martial scored three times and provided one assist during an excellent run of form.

He added. Below are some of the best reactions about his agent's latest admission.

If the player is seemingly so keen to leave, though, why hold onto him?

Quite how much Jose Mourinho would agree with that sentiment remains to be seen.

Do you think Martial needs to leave Man Utd?

There seems to be great substance in the argument that Martial wants to leave but United have no interest in bowing to such wishes, particularly when his main suitors come from the Premier League.

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