Solskjaer gives verdict on Martial as Inter Milan target him to replace Lukaku

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Anthony Martial’s future at the club has been in doubt all summer, especially with the signing of Jadon Sancho.

Martial struggled last season for Manchester United, and injuries hindered him a lot.

There is enough competition for places in the Manchester United attack, and Inter Milan have as well been linked with Martial, as they see him as a capable replacement for their departed star Romelu Lukaku, who joined Chelsea for a massive £97.5m fee.

Addressing the media ahead of the Leeds United clash, Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now confirmed that Martial won’t be leaving the club.

“I wouldn’t be surprised if other teams targeted Anthony because he is a very good player,” Solskjaer told a press conference ahead of United’s season-opener against Leeds.

“I have no plans whatsoever for him to play against us. Anthony has come back strong and hungry, with the determination to prove his fitness and his quality. Last season was a difficult and disappointing one for him and you can see that little bit of grit between his teeth again.

“He is up for the challenge, he is Man United player and we are happy to have him. He has proven doubters wrong so many times.”