MANCHESTER United striker Anthony Martial has reportedly REJECTED a new contract to stay at the club, according to reports.
The Frenchman has been in and out of the side so far this season, but seemingly the Reds are still keen to tie him down.
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Martial was the hero against Chelsea last weekend.Source:AP
But according to Sky Sports, the 22-year-old has turned down fresh terms, with the club still hopeful a deal can be reached.
ESPN reported earlier today how the striker is prepared to sign a new five-year contract – but the two parties are seemingly some way off agreeing terms on this.
There has been much speculation over the future of the 22-year-old – with rumours of unrest after falling behind Alexis Sanchez in the pecking order last season and failing to make the France World Cup squad.
And further signs suggested the tricky winger was headed towards the exit due to his fractious relations with boss Jose Mourinho in pre-season.
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Martial’s public fallout with Jose Mourinho initiated talks of a move away from Old Trafford.Source:AP
However, Old Trafford top brass are increasingly confident their forward will eventually sign a lucrative new deal with the club that will keep him Manchester-bound till 2023.
The 22-year-old has been in good form of late, scoring three times in his last three games, including a brace in the Red Devils 2-2 draw with Chelsea.
And the Man United hiearachy are keen to secure his signature and shoe away the interest abroad from the likes of Juventus, Bayern Munich and PSG.
Martial has made 145 appearances for the club since his £36million move from Monaco in 2015, scoring 40 goals in that period.
In the meantime Man Utd are also keen to tie-up Ander Herrera with a new contract.
The Spaniard’s current deal expires in the summer and the 29-year-old will be able to discuss offers with other clubs in January if terms are not agreed.
This story originally appeared in The Sun.
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