Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial Most Clinical in Premier League

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Martial Most Clinical in Premier League

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ANTHONY Martial's goal in United's 3-1 defeat to City on Sunday means he has the best goals-per-minute ratio in the Premier League this season.

The French forward, who has been in the form of his life at Old Trafford over the past month, converted from the spot after 58 minutes at the Etihad.

But it served only as consolation as Ilkay Gundogan put the game out of sight late on for the hosts, after strikes from David Silva and Sergio Aguero had put the Blues ahead. Martial has now scored six goals in his last seven games for United and his blistering form has seen him earn a recall to Didier Deschamps' France squad for the upcoming internationals - but he has since been ruled out through injury.

The 22-year-old's agent, Philippe Lamboley, said his client wanted out of Old Trafford in the summer after a frustrating campaign saw him miss out on the France squad for the World Cup in Russia. …

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