Jamie Redknapp impressed with Manchester United’s Anthony Martial

Jamie Redknapp

Anthony Martial’s goal for Manchester United against Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday impressed Jamie Redknapp.

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jamie Redknapp has been singing the praises of Manchester United striker Anthony Martial in The Daily Mail.

The former Tottenham star was impressed with the performance of the youngster against Liverpool at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Redknapp, who played for Liverpool as well as for Tottenham, believes that the 19-year-old forward’s goal was special.

“As much as it pains me to see people score goals against my old team, I had to applaud Anthony Martial,” the former Liverpool and Spurs midfielder wrote in The Daily Mail. “This kid could be a player.

“His goal was one of those great moments we love to see in the Premier League. He just glides across the pitch and the way he opened up his body to score was lovely to watch.”

“The goal lifted the pressure straight away but Louis van Gaal needs him to be a success because some of his big-money signings have not worked out,” added Redknapp.

Dream debut

Teenage forward Martial started his Premier League career in sensational style, scoring a wonderful goal against Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The 19-year-old France international came on as a substitute for Spain international attacking midfielder Juan Mata in the 65th minute.

With four minutes of normal time remaining, Martial found the target from close range after cutting inside from the left after a brilliant run.

Martial, who joined United from Ligue 1 outfit Monaco on transfer deadline day, is a brilliant talent, and he showed that on Saturday evening.

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