Tottenham Hotspur signing Anthony Martial would be their most exciting transfer for years

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenha Hotspur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

Tottenham Hotspur are said to be interested in signing Anthony Martial from Manchester United this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur would be making their most exciting signing for years, if they were able to snap up Manchester United’s Anthony Martial this summer.

The Independent report that Spurs are interested in snapping up the French forward, who has fallen out of favour at United.

Martial was left on the substitutes’ bench for the Red Devils’ first match of the season, but came on to make a huge impact.

Manchester United's French striker Anthony Martial (R) vies with West Ham United's Argentinian defender Pablo Zabaleta during the English Premier League football match between Manchester...

Martial scored and claimed an assist during a 4-0 victory over West Ham United, and his ability was clear to see. It always has been.

Mourinho seems to have some doubts over utilising the 21-year-old, but if Tottenham could bring the former Monaco man to the club, he would surely go down as their greatest addition for years.

Tottenham have generally brought in youngsters, with the hope of developing them, but Martial would arguably be the Lilywhites’ highest-profile new signing since Rafael van der Vaart.

And, while Van Der Vaart was in the peak of his career when he moved to Spurs, Martial still has time to become even better.

Martial is just 21, and under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino he could thrive.

Any deal to take Martial would force Tottenham to break their transfer record, but the reward of bringing the French international to the club would almost certainly be worth the expensive fee which Pochettino’s side would have to pay.

Anthony Martial #11 of Manchester United and Hakimi Achraf #34 of Real Madrid go for the ball during the International Champions Cup match at Levi's Stadium on July 23, 2017 in Santa Clara,...

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