Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Martial's £36m signing

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Manchester United signed a very expensive teenager this week so what did their fans think of the move?

Manchester United concluded their deadline day business with a £36million deal for AS Monaco forward Anthony Martial in a move that excited some and baffled others.

With Javier Hernandez, Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao all leaving the club in recent months, United manager Louis van Gaal was in desperate need of a new striker to play alongside or instead of Wayne Rooney, but Martial was not the name any fan expected…and certainly not for the price being reported by the BBC among others.

Still, it could yet prove to be a master-stroke if Martial develops as some observers feel he will.

Martial is predominantly a centre forward although he can play on either flank if required and that versatility is likely to come in handy for van Gaal this season.

During his time at Monaco the teenager scored 15 goals and provided eight assists in 70 matches in all competitions and last season he netted nine times in 35 Ligue 1 games.

Following the news that Martial had arrived we took to Twitter to see what United fans thought and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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