Date:25th May 2022 at 6:41pm
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Manchester United forward Anthony Martial will return to the club this summer after a disappointing loan spell with Spanish side Sevilla. 

As per The Daily Mail, the La Liga side have decided not to make the Frenchman’s loan spell permanent.

Martial, 26, was shipped out to Sevilla in January having struggled for game time at Old Trafford during the first half of the season, but scored just once in 12 appearances for the Spanish top flight side.

The France international, who made just eight appearances for the Red Devils between August and January, struggled with injuries during his spell in Seville.

Now, the Spanish side’s president, Jose Castro, has revealed that the player will return to England when his loan deal officially expires.

As quoted by The Sun, he said that they had ‘spent important money on him but it didn’t work’.

Martial’s form has dipped over the past few seasons

“Also, he had injuries and we’re not going to buy him on a permanent deal,” he added.

Martial will now be tasked with impressing incoming United boss Erik ten Hag, who is set to oversee a summer overhaul at the club, with several incomings and outgoings.

He may struggle to cement a starting spot though, given the form of Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 24 goals across all competitions during his first season back in England.

Ronaldo’s form, as well as his own poor record of late, may mean Martial struggles to break into Ten Hag’s plans.

The striker arrived in Manchester in 2015 and made an instant impact, scoring three goals in his first two Premier League matches.

Since then, though, his form has dipped and he has scored just eight goals in his last 47 games for United.

United may struggle to find suitors for Martial, who reportedly earns around £240,000-per-week and is contracted until the summer of 2024.

 
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