Anthony Martial spotted at Manchester United ahead of transfer

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Monaco forward Anthony Martial has been spotted at Manchester United's Carrington training ground ahead of his £58 million transfer.

The 19-year-old forward emerged as a surprise transfer target for the Red Devils over the weekend and is now close to becoming one of the most expensive players in Premier League history.

It was initially claimed that the young Frenchman, who has been compared to Thierry Henry and previously linked with a move to Tottenham, would cost Manchester United £36 million, however it's been reported that Monaco could be due an extra £22 million in add-ons.


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Martial was given permission to travel from France's Clairefontaine base yesterday afternoon to Manchester United, and has now been spotted at the club ahead of his unveiling before the close of the transfer window.

If he does end up costing the club his full transfer fee then Martial would be the second most expensive player in the Red Devils' history behind Angel di Maria.

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The talented youngster is set to become Manchester United's sixth signing of the summer after Sergio Ramero, Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin.

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Having wrapped up those deals early on in the window Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has struggled to get any more transfers over the line having tried for the likes of Thomas Muller, Gareth Bale and Neymar.

There could still be more new arrivals with Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann being linked with a move this morning. Goalkeeper David de Gea's future still hangs in the balance after his move to Real Madrid appeared to fall through last night after the deadline to complete the deal was missed.

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