Teenage Striker, Martial Joins Manchester United In £36m Deal

Teenage Striker, Martial Joins Manchester United In £36m Deal

By Augustine Ogwo | Staff Reporter on September 2, 2015

France Under-21 international, Anthony Martial has joined premier league side, Manchester Unted in a £36m deal.

The four-year deal comes with the option of a fifth year and the clauses embedded in the contract can cause the transfer to rise to £58m and one of such clauses is the player winning the Ballon d’Or award

The 19-year-old has been handed the number 9 jersey at Manchester United. Martial scored eight goals in 31 Ligue 1 games for Monaco last season.

This is the world’s most expensive transfer fee ever for a teenager. The record was previously held by Luke Shaw who was signed by Manchester United from Southampton for £27m.


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