Manchester United have no intentions of sanctioning a deal for Anthony Martial to leave Old Trafford this summer, despite the forward's desire to do so.
The 22-year-old was forced to take on a peripheral role under Jose Mourinho last season - where he made just 18 league starts - leading to frustrations over a lack of game time, which ultimately led to his omission from France's World Cup squad this summer.
Been told @ManUtd have no intention of selling Anthony Martial. Still has one year + option for additional season left on his contract.— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) June 14, 2018
All parties are said to have been locked in talks for over eight months without an agreement over a new deal, leading Martial to feel undervalued at the club he joined in 2015 for £36m.
United are understood to have anticipated a push back from Martial as ESPN revealed sources informed them in April that if the 22-year-old was to seek his way out of the club, that they would be willing to listen to offers - where a possible swap for