Van Gaal Delighted at Martial Transfer  

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Despite claiming all summer that he doesn’t need another striker, the signing of 19 year old Frenchman, Anthony Martial, has delighted the Manchester United coach.

Van Gaal has stated:

“Anthony is a naturally talented, young, multi-functional forward with great potential. We have been watching him for a while now and he has developed immensely during his time at AS Monaco.”

 “I am delighted he has joined Manchester United as I believe this is the right club for him to continue his development as a young player. He has all the attributes to become a top football player; however we need to give him time to adjust to his new environment and the rhythm of the Premier League.”

 Martial is the world record transfer for a teenager, costing United £36 million from A.S. Monaco, and is one of the most talented young strikers in the world.

Martial went on to say how proud he is to be a part of the Manchester United team.

The French wunderkind said:

“I don’t feel the pressure. I know there is pressure but I’m ready for it. I’m very happy because it’s a big club in England. I’m very proud. I’m very happy because I worked hard for this and my family is very happy about it. I spoke with the coach, Louis van Gaal, and I know that I need to work very hard. “

“It’s not easy to speak about myself but I am a very fast player. I hope that everything will go well for me at this club. I’m very happy because the supporters are great here. I will be ready when the time comes.”

Hopefully Martial will play a key role in Manchester United’s starting eleven this season as he is now most exciting Red Devil prospect.

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