Martial agent looking for a new club for him

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Literally Ollie Watkins championship striker money. Aaron Ramsdale money.
Those people aren’t on £250k a week. That impacts how much a club would spend on a transfer fee.
 

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Those people aren’t on £250k a week. That impacts how much a club would spend on a transfer fee.
He needs to go imo, best for both sides.
Still don't know his best position, doesn't have the movement or predatory instincts of a top class number 9 but he's not really a winger either.
He also has a suspect temperament, as was shown when he had to switch squad numbers. Mourinho gave him tough love, Ole put his arm around his shoulder, neither approach seems to work.
He would not get 6 years to prove himself at any other top club, it's only his unjustifiable salary that will keep him at United.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
Hold your horses let him do it in the PL 1st. By way of pre season we should not be selling the pre season Pirlo.
 
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So much fanfiction going around the forums lately.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
Another big brain take. I'm delighted this useless thread is still open.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
Jesus Christ.
 

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Elanga is clearly not ready yet but we don't need him to be right now. He is going the right way and appears to have a lot more drive in him

As for Martial he is clearly never going to be the answer for us in the position Ole is looking for him to play and I just do not see the point in keeping him.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
Weird take
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
Seems reasonable for some pre-season games.
 

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Elanga's pre-season form is the final nail in the coffin of Martials' career at United as far as I'm concerned.

This young lad has more drive and determination in his left toe than Martial has in his whole body. Elanga has done a "Cavani" and shown us what a fit, motivated and determined player looks like and once again it shows up Martial for all his failings. He's had multiple chances and he blew it.

Get whatever price we can and ship him out of the club. It will send a strong message to all the other players about application and motivation, and emphasise that talent without effort is meaningless.
You've got to be kidding :lol:
 

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Hold your horses let him do it in the PL 1st. By way of pre season we should not be selling the pre season Pirlo.
I'm not saying Elanga is the finished article by any means - he has just once again highlighted how bang average Martial is for the club and so he should be shipped out at the first available opportunity. We can use other players to fill the gap on the left until Rashford is fully fit.
 

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I'm still hoping for a Martial redemption arc where he reclaims his place from Cavani and scores 35 goals :drool:
 

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I'm still hoping for a Martial redemption arc where he reclaims his place from Cavani and scores 35 goals :drool:
if he bangs in 35 I'll give £50 to a charity of your choice

and be happy doing it

otherwise it goes to my charity of choice
 

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I'm not saying Elanga is the finished article by any means - he has just once again highlighted how bang average Martial is for the club and so he should be shipped out at the first available opportunity. We can use other players to fill the gap on the left until Rashford is fully fit.
Rather give Lingard a new deal and give Elanga a few Cup games than persist with No 9 Le Sulk tbh.
I admire how Lingard knuckled down and made it work at West Ham, not just made it work, he was sensational tbf. If the purpose of a loan move is to rediscover form, then he deserves another chance imo.
I seriously doubt Martial would have the cahunas to replicate that sort of impact anywhere, he just doesn't have the mental fortitude to be the main man at an elite club.
 

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Rather give Lingard a new deal and give Elanga a few Cup games than persist with No 9 Le Sulk tbh.
I admire how Lingard knuckled down and made it work at West Ham, not just made it work, he was sensational tbf. If the purpose of a loan move is to rediscover form, then he deserves another chance imo.
I seriously doubt Martial would have the cahunas to replicate that sort of impact anywhere, he just doesn't have the mental fortitude to be the main man at an elite club.
This just doesn’t make sense given that Martial’s shown better form at United than what Lingard produced at West Ham, who are obviously a much smaller club.
 

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Rather give Lingard a new deal and give Elanga a few Cup games than persist with No 9 Le Sulk tbh.
I admire how Lingard knuckled down and made it work at West Ham, not just made it work, he was sensational tbf. If the purpose of a loan move is to rediscover form, then he deserves another chance imo.
I seriously doubt Martial would have the cahunas to replicate that sort of impact anywhere, he just doesn't have the mental fortitude to be the main man at an elite club.
Martial had a great season literally a year ago.
 

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I'm not saying Elanga is the finished article by any means - he has just once again highlighted how bang average Martial is for the club and so he should be shipped out at the first available opportunity. We can use other players to fill the gap on the left until Rashford is fully fit.
Elanga has scored a couple of goals in friendlies & now he’s better than Martial?

Some people on this forum are insane.
 

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Two good seasons in six years at the club isn't good enough. If we got a decent offer, I have no doubt that we'd sell, but nobody is going to want to go near his £250k pw salary.
 

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In twenty years time someone will say " but Martial had a great season over twenty years ago"

He had been here six and has had one decent season
His first season was really good to be fair. Two good seasons in six years is pretty poor, though, and he was utterly abysmal last year.
 

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"One decent season". Why lie?
History will be rewritten sadly.

He was good in 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19 (before he was injured) and 2019-20.

2 seasons he was poor, 2 very good seasons and 2 good seasons. This is how I rate his performance.

Hopefully he will be back to his best this season.
 

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Im still quite optimistic he will thrive with Sancho in the team.

And anyways, Greenwood is too young and Cavani too old to play as the striker regularly.

The 3 of them will keep switching the striker spot. He'll be off next season though when we go for a more OGS type striker.
 

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History will be rewritten sadly.

He was good in 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19 (before he was injured) and 2019-20.

2 seasons he was poor, 2 very good seasons and 2 good seasons. This is how I rate his performance.

Hopefully he will be back to his best this season.
I agree with this. Always one balanced comment per 20.
 

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if he bangs in 35 I'll give £50 to a charity of your choice

and be happy doing it

otherwise it goes to my charity of choice
Count me in.. I will donate the same amount to a charity if Martial bangs in 35 goals. I will even up it and request nothing in return.
 

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Martial had a great season literally a year ago.
And??? If Manchester United are the elite club they purport to be, having their main striker on 250 k per week and not performing in over a year is completely unacceptable. Did Ruud/Rooney/Solksjaer etc ever have a shit YEAR, a month, maybe 2 but if you fail to perform consistently you should be binned NQAT.
Martial had a great season literally a year ago.
 

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In twenty years time someone will say " but Martial had a great season over twenty years ago"

He had been here six and has had one decent season
If you don’t like him, fine, but don’t fragrantly lie about him. He’s had 2 poor seasons (16/17, 20/21), 2 good seasons (17/18, 18/19), 1 very good season (15/16) & 1 great season (19/20)
 

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History will be rewritten sadly.

He was good in 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19 (before he was injured) and 2019-20.

2 seasons he was poor, 2 very good seasons and 2 good seasons. This is how I rate his performance.

Hopefully he will be back to his best this season.
History is constantly rewritten by fickle football fans, that's why I feel it's important to challenge these delusional comments.

I agree with your take and I really hope he comes back strong this season because he's an absolute pleasure to watch at his best.
 

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Some of you want to sell this guy? Even worse for just 35m pounds? Should all be ashamed of yourselves.