Manchester United player has surprised Manchester United legend Darren Fletcher

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Manchester United Darren Fletcher has admitted he’s surprised by the superb performances of Anthony Martial during the club’s 18-match unbeaten run.

Martial has been one of the league’s best players since the season restarted, scoring five goals in his last six appearances.

Discussing our draw with Southampton for MUTV’s Group Chat series, ex-United midfielder Fletcher said: “I thought Anthony Martial was fantastic.

“I think his endeavour, his work-rate… the talent has always been there.

“There’s always been questions marks about his work-rate and his desire but he’s definitely putting that right and he’s been the most surprising player for me.

“I think he’s been fantastic. I think we’re seeing somebody on the cusp – if he keeps this going – of being a real elite No.9 goalscorer.

“His attitude all night was a real positive for me.”