The German captain has been fantastic since signing for Manchester United in the summer and while Carrick remains an integral part of the squad, he may have lost his spot as the No.1 holding midfielder.
Now, Arsenal legend Ian Wright has had his say on the French prodigy and feels he has what it takes to ‘double his value in the next two years’ – and our landlord completely agrees with Wrighty!
“These are the type of players Manchester United are all about as one of the biggest clubs in the world”.
Refresh this transfer rumour!
Manchester United splashed out a hefty £36 million on 19-year-old Martial on deadline day earlier this month, but that fee could rise to £58 million depending on how many goals he manages to net for the Premier League giants, as per the Daily Star.
The Frenchman may have only played 114 minutes in the Premier League but his three goals in that time, against Liverpool and Southampton, sees him jump a massive 116 places in this week’s list to just outside the top 10.
Now, one of the club’s former players has praised United’s latest acquisition, with David Beckham telling Sky Sports he’s enjoyed watching Martial’s start to life in Manchester, and hopes the goals continue to flow.
Norwich City’s Russell Martin and Everton’s Steven Naismith all have an impressive shots to goal % in the Premier League, after Round Six of Premier League actions. They’re in a good position at the moment but we’ll see.
United are second in the table presently, two points behind leaders Manchester City ahead of their home game against Sunderland on Saturday.
Anthony Martial will be hoping to continue his excellent start at United against Sunderland. It is the back four, the goalkeeper, the front unit, it is everything.
“He knows he can score because of his fellow players”. Manager Dick Advocaat, who was persuaded to stay on after leading the club to safety last season, has put those struggles down to a failure to get new signings in quickly enough.
Winger Memphis Depay may also return but defenders Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Paddy McNair are missing through injury.