'Show us ambition': West Ham fans encourage bid for Anthony Martial

West Ham fans celebrate after the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on October 25, 2017 in London, England.

West Ham United would love to have the Manchester United forward in their ranks.

Anthony Martial of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on October 28,...

If West Ham United are to sign any player from Manchester United this summer, it looks like being 24-year-old goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.

According to the Guardian, West Ham have expressed an interest in the highly-rated shot-stopper, who has just returned to Old Trafford following an excellent 18-month loan spell at Aston Villa in the Championship.

But you cannot blame Hammers fans for being a little more ambitious and encouraging their club to make a move for another out-of-favour United player in Anthony Martial.

Anthony Martial of Manchester United attempts to get away from Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and...

The Frenchman has been in Manchester for three years now but time appears to be running out. The former Monaco wonder-kid - who joined for an initial outlay of £36 million in 2015 (the Guardian) - has huge potential and natural ability but seemingly not the trust of Jose Mourinho.

22-year-old Martial started just 18 Premier League games last season and, as a result, has been left out of France’s World Cup squad.

The Mail report that Tottenham Hotspur are keen to take advantage and hold talks with the right-footed left winger but, if West Ham are to prove their ambition after years of false promises, hijacking their bitter rivals’ move for Martial would be quite the statement.

Anthony Martial of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on January 20, 2018 in...

Martial certainly has the potential to be a world-class attacker. But is it even remotely possible that he could be wearing claret and blue next season?

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