Martial: I prefer playing up front but wing is ok too

Manchester United star Anthony Martial has stated that he would prefer to be leading the line for the Red Devils.

Martial has enjoyed a productive debut season at United so far but some have argued that manager Louis van Gaal has been limiting the young striker’s impact by deploying him on the wings.

Now Martial has gone on to admit that he would like to play as a striker but has insisted that he is willing to sacrifice himself out wide for the sake of his club.

The 20-year-old said: “I prefer to play up front. But if the coach puts me on the wing then that means it is better for the team and for me that is the most important thing.

“I am working very hard every day in training [to become a better finisher] and it is true that sometimes when I play as the number nine, I have not scored but it is like that.

“With time, I will progress even more and I will be more mature to score even more goals.”

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