Erik ten Hag is ‘positive’ he can get Anthony Martial again heading in the right direction this season.
Acknowledging that the centre ahead had misplaced his means earlier than his arrival, the supervisor believes Martial can come again ‘even higher.’
Martial has scored twice in as many halves this preseason, displaying penalty field consciousness towards Melbourne Victory yesterday.
His first of the tour was a results of an unusual tenacity in successful the ball excessive up the pitch towards Liverpool, earlier than accelerating right into a one-v-one with Alisson for which he summoned a pleasant chip.
Questions have typically been requested of Martial’s perspective on the pitch, nevertheless that objective particularly demonstrated a want to impress his new boss.
It’s one thing that Ten Hag has already made be aware of.
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‘When he has the correct focus, and motivation, and he works exhausting he may have manufacturing.’
These attributes should come ‘every single day,’ however the early indicators are good.
The brand new boss clearly backs Martial to succeed, heralding him as a ‘good participant,’ earlier than including that ‘when his perception is max, he may have manufacturing.’
The Frenchman has returned from a disappointing mortgage spell at Sevilla following poor type for United.
Many followers will keep in mind simply how good he might be, having scored 21 objectives within the 2019/2020 season.
Whereas he has but to achieve these heights since, it may be straightforward to neglect that Martial continues to be simply 26 years of age and will but be approaching his peak.