Wayne Rooney, who now plays for MLS Club D.C. United, is a former Manchester United legend and the top goal scorer for the club.
Rooney partnered with Anthony Martial at Manchester United during the years 2015 to 2017. The French star Martial enjoyed incredible debut year three years ago at Old Trafford under boss Louis van Gaal. The ex-Monaco star scored 11 goals and aided Manchester United to win the FA Cup.
However, the 22 year Old’s form started to deteriorate. The Frenchman’s agent Philippe Lamboley publically announced that he wants to leave the club. The frustration amplified after the arrival of Alexis Sanchez which demoted the Frenchman to the bench. These all factors led to Anthony Martial’s possibility of leaving the club.
Rooney: “I think Martial, ability-wise, is incredible but I think it's how do you get the best out of him? Knowing…
Jose Mourinho is ready to let go of him but only at the right price at the right place. Martial moved to Manchester United in £36 million from Monaco in 2015. His cost has mounted to a possibility of £58 million now.
Wayne Rooney speaks up in support of Anthony Martial
Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney came in the defense of Anthony Martial. According to Rooney, United should not let go of martial despite the doubts concerning his future.
“I think Martial, ability-wise, is incredible,” Rooney claimed. He thinks that it’s up to united that how they can get the best out of him.
Knowing Anthony and his capabilities Rooney thinks that he can once again be at his finest form. It is sometimes hard to know him as a person because of the way he is.
Rooney further said that after getting to know him you just keep him happy.
Martial Teammate Ander Herrera also trusts the Frenchman. He thinks that Martial have some somber potential.
Manchester United is likely to demand £80 million for Martial. Spurs, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and PSG have shown interest in the 22-year-old forward. But United is not looking to sell him to their Premier League’s rivals.