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Anthony Martial's Wife Gives Worrying Update On 'Injury', Fans Have Been Left Baffled

Daniel Marland


Anthony Martial's Wife Gives Worrying Update On 'Injury', Fans Have Been Left Baffled

Anthony Martial's wife has confirmed the Manchester United forward currently isn't injured - with fans worried he's now been given the 'Donny van de Beek' treatment.


The France international scored in a 1-1 draw with Everton earlier this month but has not been in the squad since.

It's been claimed Martial is injured but his wife, Melanie, has squashed those rumours on social media.

She replied to a fan asking about Martial's fitness with: "He's completely fine. He only had food intoxication for two weeks. He never had a pubalgia [groin issue] as announced last week!"

Martial wasn't on the bench for 3-2 victory over Atalanta in the Champions League or Sunday's 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Liverpool.

He's fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford this season following the arrivals of Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo.

It's got a few supporters thinking his time at the club is coming to an end, while some have likened it to van de Beek, who can't seem to buy any game time.

One commented: "Hear me out. Ole is more toxic than Jose."

Another said: "All this means Ole deliberately didn't want to play him..."

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

While a third thinks it's a deserved dropping and put: "Need to move him on in January. For a player who has something about him and could be great he just looks like he can't be a**ed at all."

The 25-year-old has been warned by former United striker Dwight Yorke that he needs to improve if he wants a future at the club.

"When you play for this club and you're not doing the business and your form dips for whatever reason you're going to be under scrutiny. He's got to buckle down really if he has a future at this football club," Yorke told Goal.

"He's undoubtedly got immense talent and all the attributes we like to see in an attacking player and there's no question he can be that vital player for us but at the moment he's not in the squad and he's got to find a way to get back into the team."

Last season saw Martial fail to hit double figures, despite being the club's top scorer with 23 goals in 19/20.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

"He's been a bit of a mixed bag to be fair. He had that one season when he was outstanding and he looked a serious threat but I think he's been unfairly treated in some way because I think that No.9 role is a specialist role and you have to play that position week in, week out, to get familiarised with it," Yorke continued.

"When he first started off he started off on the left and then the right so he's not really settled that much.

"He needs to be playing week in week out to really see the best of him. You can't give him 10 or 20 minutes and expect him to be the finished article, it just doesn't happen."

Featured Image Credit: Melanie Martial/Instagram

Topics: Anthony Martial, Football, Manchester United, Premier League, England

Daniel Marland
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