Juventus target Martial rejects new Man United contract

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 10/04/2018

Juventus target Anthony Martial has rejected a new Manchester United contract, according to reports in France.

The 22-year-old forward's current deal is set to expire in June 2019 and he does not seem intent on remaining at Old Trafford.

He is said to be frustrated at the lack of playing time, contributing 11 goals and 10 assists in 40 competitive appearances this term, but he’s dropped down the pecking order in recent months following the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January.

According to RMC Sport claiming that Manchester United has offered Martial a new five-year deal but was knocked back by the disgruntled France international and it’s claimed Martial’s agent is already working to line up a move for this summer.

The Serie A league leaders are among a number of clubs, including Paris St-Germain, Inter Milan, Atletico Madrid and Tottenham, who are monitoring Martial’s situation at Old Trafford.

Manchester United invested £44 million to buy Martial from Monaco in 2015 and he has gone to notched 36 goals for Red Devils in 131 appearances for the club.