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The £70 million striker who would send Martial out of Manchester United

By Liam Styles

The £70 million striker who would send Martial out of Manchester United

The French player could be close to give the Manchester United's number 9 shirt to this sensational player

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Manchester United is looking for a new striker, after Wout Weghorst was confirmed to leave the club and as a consequence of the poor numbers showed by Anthony Martial, who hasn’t performed very well season with scoring 6 goals and giving 2 assists in 21 games at the Premier League, not being able to impact in the Manchester United’s attack, whose big leader has been the English striker Marcus Rashford.

Regarding the situation, the Dutch coach Ten Hag has requested a new player in the offensive facet and several options have come up during this month, having the Manchester United observing several wonderkids in European football who can immediately fit in the style of play that its coach wants to apply.

According to the Portuguese media, in the last few hours it has appeared the name of the 21-year-old Portuguese attacker Gonçalo Ramos from Benfica as a potential replacement of Martial, who will be put on the market to be quickly sold and leave Manchester United, not having convinced the club in any sense as he hasn’t responded completely to the huge expectations the club had on him when in 2015 he arrived to the Mancunian club.

The player’s arrival is imminent

Following the Portuguese sources of the Portuguese journal Correio da Manha, Benfica president Rui Costa had already expressed that Manchester United is at this moment close to their valuation for Goncalo Ramos this summer, an amount close to the €80m (£70)The Portuguese striker was in fantastic form for the Primeira Liga giants last season, scoring 27 goals and providing 12 assists in 47 appearances in all competitions, seeming a great option for Manchester United to improve its attack and let Anthony Martial leave the club.

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