Manchester United coach Erik ten Hag has insisted that Anthony Martial can return to the primary workforce “even better” after a few disappointing seasons.
Martial’s profession at Man Utd acquired off to a tumultuous begin when he first arrived from Monaco in 2015, scoring objectives on his debut towards Liverpool and proving to be a shining spark in an in any other case unforgettable season at Old Trafford.
After falling into disfavor underneath Jose Mourinho, Martial appeared extra snug with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the helm. He completed the 2019/20 marketing campaign with 23 profession objectives in all competitions, together with 17 from open play within the Premier League and scooped the membership’s award for participant of the 12 months.
However, he has solely scored 9 occasions since – together with as soon as in an amazing mortgage to Sevilla within the second half of final season – and has struggled to make an influence wherever he has performed.
But Martial has scored in each of Man Utd’s pre-season victories throughout Ten Hag to this point, and the Dutchman is assured that the French ahead has the standard to succeed at Old Trafford.
“I’m sure he can come back even better,” mentioned Ten Hag after Friday’s 4-1 win over Melbourne Victory. “I think when he has the right focus and the right motivation and he works hard, he will have production because he is a good player.
“I say that when he has the proper focus and day-after-day delivers lots then he can have manufacturing and it’s as much as him.”