Technical director Ralf Rangnick acknowledged that the player no longer wishes to continue in the team, but there is no one interested in him
The interim technical director of the Manchester United, Ralf rangnick, confirmed that Anthony Martial he has asked to leave the club in January but has received no interest from any other team.
Martial had a meeting with Rangnick last week and upheld the claims of his agent, Phillippe Lamboley, confirming that he wishes to leave the club.
Rangnick said understand the situation of Martial after fighting for opportunities this season, but added that the 26-year-old forward will only be allowed out if there is an offer that suits the team.
“We talked a lot and he explained to me that he has been in the Manchester United for the last seven years and feels that it is the right time for a change, to go somewhere else, “he said. Rangnick. “We have COVID-19 at times, we have three competitions in which we still have great ambitions and we want to be as successful as possible.
“I told him to listen, as long as there is no club showing interest in him, and not only must there be interest in the player, there must also be interest in the club, so far as far as I know there has been no offer from another team and as long as that is the case it will stay. “
It is expected that Manchester United have little activity in the January transfer window, even though Rangnick he will be allowed to reinforce the squad if the opportunity arises.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has indicated that he would think about it to sign players who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, something that Rangnick has confirmed what will happen with United who will review the vaccination status during the recruitment process.
Information from Rob Dawson was used in the writing of this note.