Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial Says His Pounds 58m Price Tag Hasn't Been a Burden

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial Says His Pounds 58m Price Tag Hasn't Been a Burden

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ANTHONY Martial insists that he hasn't been affected by his hefty price tag this season.

The Frenchman became the most expensive teenager in the world when he signed for Manchester United from Monaco on the eve of last summer's transfer window for a fee that could potentially rise to Pounds 58m.

But far from being crushed by the weight of expectation, Martial, who turned 20 in December, has proved an instant revelation at Old Trafford.

So far this season, he has managed 15 goals in 46 games including a debut strike against Liverpool - which was named as United's goal of the season at their annual awards evening this week, and a superb FA Cup semi-final winner against Everton at Wembley.

Martial told MUTV: "I never feel any extra pressure at all. …

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