Chelsea planning a shocking summer Manchester United winger Anthony Martial

Chelsea planning a shocking summer Manchester United winger Anthony Martial

- Chelsea clinched their only silverware this season after beating Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 19

- Eden Hazard scored the only goal through the penalty to ensure they wrap up their season on a high

- Meanwhile, the London club are prepared to make a bid for Anthony Martial when the transfer window opens

FA Cup champions Chelsea have reportedly made out-of-favour Manchester United winger Anthony Martial one of their major targets this summer.

The 22-year-old started the Red Devils’ 1-0 defeat to the Stamford Bridge side on the bench, having struggled to keep his spot in Jose Mourinho's side this season.

Following his lack of playing time at Old Trafford this season, the French forward has been excluded from the France team to Russia for this year’s FIFA World Cup.

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According to Mirror quoting Daily Mail, the Blues are expected to make a bid for the winger even if Antonio Conte leaves.

The former Juventus coach is doubtful for the coming season in spite of winning the cup competition for London club.

And it seems his successor could have to fit Martial into his new line-up.

Though, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is expected to make a move for £35million rated Atletico Madrid star Sime Vrsaljko this summer.

The above publication claims negotiations between the parties involved are underway with and the right-back might be the first player to move to Old Trafford when transfer window opens.

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Vrsaljko, 26, played for Diego Simeone’s side in their 3-0 midweek Europa League final triumph over Marseille in Lyon.

And Mourinho wants the Croatia international as he reshapes his squad in an attempt to close the gap on runaway title winners Manchester City.

Martial made 30 topflight appearances for the Red Devils – starting 18 of those games and scored nine goals in the process.

The France international joined United in the summer of 2016 from French league side Monaco, and he has already won one Europa League cup, one FA Cup, one EFL and one Community Shield.

Legit.ng previously reported that Anthony Martial is ready to dump United this summer after starting most of the league games on the bench.

The Frenchman is said to be tired and frustrated with lack of active playing time this season at Old Trafford and wants to leave the Red Devils.

Anthony Martial has started just 16 matches this season despite making 28 appearances all round.

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Source: Legit.ng

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