Manchester United star Anthony Martial pens new long term deal at Old Trafford

Manchester United star Anthony Martial pens new long term deal at Old Trafford

- Anthony Martial has penned new long term deal at Manchester United until 2024

- The French star has been impressive since he joined the Red Devils in 2015 from Monaco

- Martial admits he is excited to commit his future to the club having refused to sign a new deal under Mourinho

France international Anthony Martial has signed a new long term contract extension at Manchester United until the summer of 2024.

The 23-year-old has been exciting for the Red Devils so far this campaign - scoring nine goals and one assist in all competitions.

United announce the deal on their official website adding that they were delighted the winger committed his future to the club.

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According to the information in their release, they reveal that the Frenchman has an option to extend for a further year.

Martial initially joined the Man United from French League side Monaco in September 2015, and has made 162 appearances with 46 goals in all championship.

After sealing a new deal, Martial said that: "I am loving my time at this club.

"From the day I joined I have been made to feel part of the United family and I have been incredibly humbled and overwhelmed by the warmth and love of our fans, who continue to amaze me with their support.

I would like to thank Ole and his coaching staff for their belief in me and for helping me to take my game to the next level.

"This club is all about winning trophies and I am sure the next piece of silverware is not that far away."

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United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer while reacting to the news said: "Anthony is one of those naturally gifted players that any coach would love to work with.

"For a young man, he has a good footballing brain which, when coupled with his exceptional talent, makes for a player with an exciting future ahead of him.

"This is the perfect club for Anthony to progress his development as a top-class forward and we are all delighted he has signed a long-term deal.”

Martial was tipped with a move away from Old Trafford under former boss Jose Mourinho after the Portuguese criticised him late last year.

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He was a part of the team that landed the Europa League title for the Red Devils after Mourinho's first season in charge of the club.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United are planning to hand want-away French star Anthony Martial a new deal.

The 22-year-old has not had enough playing time since the arrival of Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January 2018.

He has made five appearances in the Premier League this term and scored one of the goals that saw the Red Devils came back from two goals down to beat Newcastle 3-2 in their last fixture.

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