Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial's Derby Goal to Join List of United Greats

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial's Derby Goal to Join List of United Greats

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A PLAYER shouldn't need any greater incentive to score in the derby tomorrow.

However, in case Anthony Martial did, then he knows he can join a list of United greats if he scores against City at the Etihad Stadium.

The French forward has rediscovered his form in recent weeks and has played a pivotal role in the club's impressive revival under manager Jose Mourinho.

Martial has scored a goal in each of his past four Premier League matches for United - a run in front of goal which has launched him to the cusp of joining an impressive list at the club.

If the 22-year-old can extend his recent scoring streak against Pep Guardiola's side then the French forward will become only the seventh different player to score in five or more in a row for the club in the competition. …

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