Anthony Martial has arrived in Spain to undergo a medical ahead of his loan move to Sevilla. Martial has been agitating for a Manchester United exit
Anthony Martial has arrived in Spain to undergo a medical ahead of his loan move to Sevilla.
Martial has been agitating for a Manchester United exit for some time and has finally got his wish. with the forward set to join the La Liga side until the end of the season.
🔴⚪️ ÚLTIMA HORA | @AnthonyMartial llega a Sevilla
💰 El @SevillaFC pagará 5 millones de euros al @ManUtd
✒️ El extremo francés llega cedido hasta final de temporada
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The move brings a protracted saga to an end. it was reported back in December that Martial’s high wages were always going to make a transfer difficult and the player has agreed to waive a portion of his salary in order to force the deal through. However, the agreement does not include an option to buy.
On Tuesday Betwizad reported that the player would travel to Sevilla for his medical and he has now been pictured touching down at a local airport. Provided everything goes smoothly he should be confirmed as a Sevilla player imminently.
Juventus had been interested in signing Martial and even prepared a bid when they learned the extent of Federico Chiesa’s ACL injury. The player always favoured a move to Julen Lopetegui’s side though, who are currently chasing down La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
Martial has barely featured for United this season with the arrivals of Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho forcing him down the pecking order. Overall he has made just 11 appearances in all competitions, scoring one goal.