Attacker Wants To Stay At Man Utd Despite Offer From Arsenal


So it's little wonder that Manchester United fans were anxious to read reports about the attacker having his head turned by Arsenal.

Given Sanchez's importance to the club, Wenger on the look out for another high calibre calibre forward, and, according to Transfer Market Web, French worldwide and Manchester United star Anthony Martial is on the shortlist.

The 21-year-old then struggled to make an impact during Jose Mourinho's first season in charge but has rediscovered his best form this campaign having provided 5 goals and 6 assists in his 9 appearances so far.

With Arsenal talisman Alexis Sanchez expected to leave in the next year, Arsene Wenger is already making plans to bring in a replacement.

Recent reports from Spain claimed Catalan giants Barcelona were also monitoring his situation with the imminent return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic which could see the winger fall down the pecking order.

The France worldwide has started only once in the Premier League this season but has amassed five goals in all competitions, and the Mail reports that Barcelona "believe he is good enough" to succeed for them.

Martial considered the possibility of a loan move to Sevilla midway through last season but Mourinho was determined to keep hold of the young forward.

Martial, who is back enjoying himself at United working in tandem with Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitarayan has constantly reaffirmed his desire to stay at Old Trafford long -term.

Martial and United face a tough trip to Anfield to face Liverpool on Saturday's early kick off.

Speaking of Martial last month, Mourinho said: "If you want just a word [to describe Martial], it's "happiness".