- Martial has set his mind on leaving Old Trafford for greener pastures
- Manchester United do not want the 22-year-old to leave nut are yet to extend his contract
- His agent Lamboley wants him to leave and feels that his career must move on to better levels
Frenchman Anthony Martial is not a happy camper at Old Trafford and according to his agent he wants to leave Manchester United.
It is no secret that Martial has found it quite tough to find play time under Jose Mourinho following the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Old Trafford in the January transfer window.
According to the Guardian, on Wednesday, June 13, his representative, Philippe Lamboley, insisted that the 22-year-old's time with the Red Devils had come to an end and it was time fro him to move on.
Earlier Tuko.co.ke had reported how Martial was omitted from the France 23-man squad bound for the World Cup in Russia set to begin on Thursday, June 14.
"After thinking about all factors and possibilities, Athony wants to leave Manchester United. There are lots of factors and right now it is too early to talk about them," Lamboley said.
The former Monaco star who was once herald as the new Theirry Henry arrived from Monaco at a transfer fee off 36 million in September 2015.
Speaking to RMC sport Lamboley said that United wanted the flashy forward to extend his contract and did not want him to leave but they were yet to make an agreement.
"Manchester want Anthony to extend his deal and do not want him to leave but we have not yet reached an agreement for several months.
Martial's agent added that the Frenchman was extremely disappointing to have had to make the decision and believed he had shown his loyalty and love to the club to both supporters and chiefs.
"Anthony is disappointed because he has shown his love for the club and the supporters for three seasons. Everyone will have their opinion but i think he needs to resume his career. The time has come," Lamboley said with resolve.
Martial managed to bag 11 goals and made 10 assists last season in span of five months and being only 22 years of age the young winger is yet to reach his peak as a professional player.
France manager Didier Deschamps named his final World Cup squad excluding Martial and Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette.
Les Bleus face a tricky group C that includes Australia, Denmark, and Peru.
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