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Martial is a unique player, Saha doesn't want United to sell Martial

Sat 06 March 2021 | 20:20

French and former Manchester United player has defended United's current striker, Anthony Martial.

It is very hard to defend

Martial

’s performances so far this season as the striker has not scored enough goals and was less than impressive in terms of creating goal-scoring chances. The player has declined a lot this season but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still showing signs of trust in him. However, Saha,

Manchester United

’s former player has defended Martial and says that he is a unique player.

Former United and France frontman Saha has told 

talkSPORT

:

“I think he's a top player, that’s for sure. I think when you're a No.9 and you're not scoring, it's difficult as people are only asking you to score goals. That's it.

“When you're not doing it you're going to be criticised. You need to be strong and really believe. You also need to be selfish and adopt a style of play that you really fancy.

“This is why he's getting the criticism. It's not about his talent or desire because he has that I'm sure.

“It's his expression sometimes. Having that obsession with scoring goals makes it easier because people say he's been unlucky but you can see when he's in his comfort zone people get on his back.

“I really don't think he's a player Man United should let go because he can be that player who completes the striking force as he's unique in the way he plays.

“When you're not scoring you need to be obsessed with scoring goals and I think sometimes he doesn't show that.”

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