PSG and Lyon join race to sign Man United forward Anthony Martial

PSG ‘eye Anthony Martial as potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe’ and Lyon ‘are keen on loan move’ after France forward asks to leave Manchester United in January

  • Anthony Martial’s agent has revealed the forward wants to leave Man United 
  • PSG have identified him as replacement for Kylian Mbappe this summer 
  • Lyon are interested in signing the Frenchman on loan next month

French clubs Lyon and PSG are ready to offer forward Anthony Martial an escape route from Manchester United.

The Frenchman is looking for a way to bring an end to his frustrating Old Trafford spell and has told the club he wants to leave in the January transfer window. 

French outlet RMC Sport claim Lyon are interested in signing Martial on loan next month, while PSG have identified him as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe, who is in the last few months of his contract at the Ligue 1 leaders.

Frustrated Anthony Martial has told Manchester United he wants to leave in January

PSG have identified Martial as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe this summer

The forward is unhappy with the amount of playing time he has received and does not expect the situation to change with interim manager Ralf Rangnick.

The 26-year-old has made just two starts in the Premier League and playing 67 minutes of United’s Champions League campaign, with his sole start in the competition coming in their away win against Villareal. 

Martial’s agent Philippe Lamboley told Sky Sports News : ‘Anthony wishes to leave the club in January.

The forward does not expect to be a regular under interim manager Ralf Rangnick

‘He just needs to play. 

‘He doesn’t want to stay in January and I will speak to the club soon.’ 

Barcelona and Juventus are also monitoring developments for the former Monaco star as uncertainty surrounds the striker’s future. 

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