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Anthony Martial to his critics: I’m just 21



French international, Anthony Martial has a message for his critics, am still young and will only get better for Manchester United. The former Monaco forward who moved to Old Trafford two years ago in a £36 million deal believes his critics has forgotten his age having come under huge criticism after he failed to replicate his fantastic debut season form in England under the tutelage of former United boss Louis van Gaal last term.

The French attacker took the Premier League by storm in his debut season under former United boss Louis Van Gaal where he scored 17 goals and provided 8 assists for the Red Devils in all competitions, but he struggled to earn a starting berth under new manager Jose Mourinho last season having lost his place to Marcus Rashford and could only score 8 goals in 42 appearances.

He struggled to nail down a starting berth under the Special One last term and was linked with a move away from Old Trafford in the summer with Sevilla and Arsenal showing keen interest in the Frenchman.

However, fast-forward into the new season and the Frenchman looks rejuvenated under the former Real Madrid manager and has worked back his way into the Special One starting eleven after showing a level of consistency and some impressive displays.

French international, Anthony Martial as quoted on his critics and last season struggles, he said;

“I had some problems off the pitch [last season] that played in my head. I wasn’t really focused.

“But now when I go out onto the pitch, I want to tear it up. He also added,

“Some people forget my age. Given my talent, they expected me to explode earlier. But everyone has their own pace.

“With my club I want to win as many trophies as possible, and with the national team I hope to establish myself in the first team and win the World Cup.”

The 2015 Golden Boy winner has been key for United this season especially with his goals and assists on and off the bench, and he has started three games in a row for the first time in seven months after he started against newly promoted side Brighton at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The 21-year-old is close to eclipsing his tally for last season having scored 7 goals in just 19 appearances.

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