Anthony Martial to sign Manchester United deal

AS Monaco striker Anthony Martial has been given permission by French national team boss Didier Deschamps to leave Clairefontaine this morning in order to complete a transfer to Manchester United.

The FFF released the following statement:

“Anthony Martial presented himself on Monday at 11:00 at the gathering of the French national team at Clairefontaine. He requested the permission of Didier Deschamps to travel to England to sign a contract with Manchester United. Given the exceptional circumstances, the coach has agreed to the request of the player. Anthony Martial left Clairefontaine on Monday at 12:00. He will return on Tuesday morning.”

Martial is expected to undergo a medical this afternoon before signing a long term contract. The fee agreement is not yet known.

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