Anthony Martial is a French footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United in the Premier League. Completing a 36 million pound move to the English giants Manchester United in September 2015, Martial is known for his dribbling and goal scoring abilities. Headlining every France youth level team from 2010 to 2015, Martial will be a key player for club and country in upcoming seasons.
Spotted by scouts at the young age of 14, Martial began his professional career at Olympique Lyonnais making his club debut in 2012 at the tender age of 17 in a Europa League match against Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona. His Ligue 1 debut for Lyon came against Ajaccio in February 2013. Impressing scouts across the country Martial signed for fellow Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in June 2013 for 5 million euros.
Making his debut for Monaco aged just 17 years old in November 2013, Martial scored his first professional goal against Rennes in the same month. His second season at the principality-side was a much more successful one as he netted nine goals in 36 league appearances. His first European goal came in a 4-0 win over BSC Young Boys in a third qualifying match in August 2015. Martial then made a deadline day move to Manchester United on the 1st of September 2015 signing a 36 million pound deal which made the young French striker the most expensive Premier League teenager.
Headlining every youth level side for France from 2010 to 2015, Martial looks set to be a long serving player for the France senior side. Making his national team debut for France in the Under-16 side in 2010, Martial then went on to play for the Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 sides.