Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

ANTHONY Martial Has [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

ANTHONY Martial Has [...]

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.ANTHONY Martial has been hailed as one of the buys of the summer, while Raheem Sterling has been tagged a mega-money flop.

And yet, when you look at the figures, it is Sterling who has had the biggest impact of the two Manchester rivals - in just about every department.

Martial joined the Reds in the summer in a deal worth up to Pounds 56m and has, quite rightly, made everyone sit up with some bright displays - he is a contender for their player of the season award.

But Sterling, whose deal amounts to Pounds 49m, has been given plenty of flak.

That may be partly down to the fact that Sterling has been on the Premier League scene for longer - but he is less than a year older than the French star.

It could also be down to a couple of high-profile misses by Sterling, not least against Liverpool at Wembley last week. …

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