Speaking to L’Équipe, AS Monaco striker Anthony Martial’s agent Philippe Lamboley confirmed that the player is closing in on a contract extension.
He had the following to say:
“We have had a constructive meeting today (yesterday). There is a detail that remains, but we are close to an agreement for a contract extension of one year (until 2018).”
Martial’s current salary is €70,000 a month gross and the player is expected to see that more than double as a result of these negotiations. Monaco officials have always maintained that the player will remain for at least another season.