Man Utd 'ready to accept' bid for Anthony Martial as club slashes asking price for second player
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Manchester United are ready to accept a bid for Anthony Martial this summer, according to a report - and have cut their asking price for a second player.
It will be the 27th game that Martial has missed this campaign (via Transfermarkt), and his lack of availability has been an issue for Ten Hag given the goalscoring burden on 30-goal forward Marcus Rashford.
United are searching for a new striker in the transfer market, and it may be that a fee generated from any sale of Martial could go towards that pursuit.
Now, the forward's exit from Old Trafford has reportedly taken one step closer - while one of his team-mates could also depart this summer.
Martial to leave Man Utd?
It is claimed that the club will wait for the right fee, however, before selling a player that they signed from Monaco in 2015 for an initial fee of £36 million. As per talkSPORT, that fee has since risen to £44.7 million due to add-ons.
Football Insider add that, according to sources, both United and Martial see 'a parting of the ways' to be 'for the best' this summer. At 27 years of age, the Frenchman should still have a number of years of top-level football ahead of him, and could receive more opportunities if he does depart Old Trafford.
It is claimed that the club are willing to offload the 22-year-old due to his lack of game time under Ten Hag.