Anthony Martial of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Villarreal CF and Manchester United at Estadio de la Ceramica on November 23, 2021
Anthony Martial’s Manchester United future has been the topic of speculation for several months now.
The Frenchman, 26, has been on the fringes of the first team at Old Trafford this season and has made just seven appearances in the Premier League.
It looked likely that former United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær would move the player on in January before the Norwegian left the club earlier this year.
That temporarily cooled talk of the former Monaco player, who signed for United in 2015, leaving the Red Devils but speculation is running rampant once again after current interim head coach Ralf Rangnick’s latest comments.
Here’s everything you need to know about the current situation surrounding the Manchester United player:
What has Ralf Rangnick said about Anthony Martial?
Manchester United interim head coach Ralf Rangnick has revealed he recently held talks with Anthony Martial about his immediate future at Old Trafford.
The German stated that no club has shown any formal interest in signing Martial and that he will remain with United unless the situation changes.
Despite him not featuring regularly, Rangnick cited Covid regulations and the impact that can have on a squad at short notice as a reason for not wanting to actively move Martial on.
He said: "He (Martial) explained to me he’s been at Manchester United now for the last seven years and he feels it’s the right time for a change, to go somewhere else.
"I think in a way this is understandable, I could follow his thoughts but on the other hand, it’s also important to see the situation of the club.
“We have Covid times, we have three competitions in which we still have high ambitions and want to be as successful as we can be.
“I told him listen, as long as there is no club showing interest in him, and it should not only be in the interest of the player it should also be in the interest of the club.
“So far, as far as I know, there has been no offer from any other club and as long as this is the case he will stay.”
Who is interested in signing Anthony Martial from Manchester United?
As Manchester United interim head coach Ralf Rangnick stated, there have been no offers from any clubs to sign Anthony Martial next month... yet.
Ever since regular game time became harder to come by for the French forward, speculation has linked him with several clubs in the Premier League and across Europe.
Newcastle United, who admittedly have been linked with literally hundreds of players since their Saudi Arabia backed takeover, were touted as one possible destination for the 26-year old.
West Ham and Everton have also been linked, as have the likes of Real Madrid and PSG.
However, SkyBet currently have another La Liga side leading the market so sign Martial before February 3, 2022.
Sevilla (2/1) are heavy favourites in the market while French sides Marsellie and Monaco are joint second favourites alongside West Ham at 10/1.
Newcastle United (12/1) and Everton (20/1) are some way behind.
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