Martial to remain at United after Inter refused to sanction Perisic move

Martial to remain at United after Inter refused to sanction Perisic move

- Man United star Anthony Martial is keen on moving to Inter Milan on Loan

- Club boss Jose Mourinho does not fancy the French forward

- Mourinho's choice Ivan Perisic will not be allowed to join the Old Trafford outfit

Manchester United French forward Anthony Martial will no longer be leaving Old Trafford outfit in the coming winter transfer window after the Red Devil chiefs failed to seal a switch for Croatia and Inter Milan ace Ivan Perisic.

According to a Daily Star report citing sources at the Mirror, Inter Milan were set to sign the French forward Martial on a loan deal in January.

But United chiefs wanted Croatian ace, Perisic to be included as part of the deal, the report further explained.

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At this point, the Serie A campaigners opted out insisting they are not ready to sanction a move for the same player, whom Man United wanted to sign for £50m during 2017/18 summer transfer window.

The San Siro chiefs are upbeat the summer World Cup silver medalist now commands a higher value following his exploits at the Mundial.

On the other divide, Martial is keen on a move away from the Premier League side, following numerous battles with clubs Portuguese boss Jose Mourinho.

However, club chiefs have ruled out the possibility of the Frenchman’s exit as plans are in motion, to extend his present deal at Old Trafford despite Mourinho's disagreement.

At the last count, Mourinho has hammered the former Monaco ace with a £180,000 fine after failing to return to the club’s preseason training in the US, after he was excused to be with his partner for the birth of his baby in Paris.

And the impact has left the Frenchman in total despair despite support from Man United teammates.

During the two games he has featured this term, Martial has been anonymous on the field of play against Brighton and Watford.

In his first game against Brighton, he was replaced after an hour of football and club boss Mourinho prefers the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford to the Frenchman.

Martial to remain at United after Inter refused to sanction Perisic move

Martial to remain at United after Inter refused to sanction Perisic move
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However, club chief Ed Woodward has reportedly handed a new five-year contract to Martial, but the Frenchman has not responded.

The Red Devils tackle Swiss side Young Boys in their first Champions League fixture of the 2018/19 campaign on Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, previously had reported that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea is the best goalie in the world following his impressive performance against Watford on Saturday.

David De Gea superbly denied Christian Kabasele's late minute header as Manchester United recorded vital away win which reduced the pressure for Jose Mourinho.

The former Chelsea boss admitted that David De Gea plays for a big team, and such performance is expected from the 27-year-old.

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