Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: Martial Deal 'Not Official'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: Martial Deal 'Not Official'

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JOSE Mourinho refused to elaborate on Anthony Martial's future as United prepare to offer him a new long-term contract.

The Reds have opened discussions with the 22-year-old's representatives over a new longterm deal now the forward is technically in the final year of his existing deal.

The club still has the option of an additional year to tie Martial to United until 2020.

The player wanted to leave Old Trafford in the summer and Mourinho was open to selling the France international amid interest in Chelsea winger Willian, but the United board vetoed the manager's efforts to jettison Martial.

Mourinho dropped him from the squad for Tottenham's visit on Monday night and preferred to speak at length about the resurgent Luke Shaw, who has played every minute for United this season and was recalled to the England squad by coach Gareth Southgate on Thursday. …

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