Solskjaer points out areas of Anthony Martial’s game that needs improvement

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Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told striker Anthony Martial areas of his game he needs him to improve on.

“If you’re a wide forward, you’re facing forwards more and running at people,” the Norwegian told MUTV.

“Now he’s in a different position, where it is more physical and you’ve got to be stronger with your back to goal and be more patient. It’s your job to be in the box when the ball arrives.

“I’m still at him. I demand more of him. Sometimes, the ball is squared across the six-yard line and it’s where he should be. I just nudge him and say: ‘It should have been a goal for you’.

“Scoring 25 instead of 15 is a big difference for a No.9.”

The Frenchman has scored in each of our last three matches across all competitions, and has 15 goals in 31 appearances this season.