Martial ‘agrees pay cut to escape Man Utd as Sevilla close in on loan transfer

MANCHESTER UNITED star Anthony Martial is closing in on a loan move to Sevilla, selon les rapports.

The striker, 26, has been keen to leave Old Trafford since holding talks with Ralf Rangnick about his future earlier this month.

Anthony Martial is on the verge of leaving Manchester United on loan

Anthony Martial is on the verge of leaving Manchester United on loanCrédit: AFP

Et selon le Courrier quotidien, Sevilla have offered United the £5million loan fee they’re looking for.

Martial has also accepted a wage cut to ensure the move happens.

The Frenchman will now undergo a medical before finalising the loan movebut there is no option for the Spanish side to sign him permanently.

Sevilla appealed to Martial as they can offer the change of scenery he is looking for.

Uni rejected approaches from Newcastle and Tottenham as Martial was keen to move abroad.

Sevilla are just four points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

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And that means Martial, who became the world’s most expensive teenager when he moved to United from Monaco in 2015 in a deal worth up to £54m, will be able to fight for silverware for the remainder of the season.

Aiming for the title could help to bring out the best in the forward after gradually declining at Old Traffordhe has made just 11 appearances this season, scoring once.

Despite that several clubs were interested in his services, avec Juventus said to be one of them.

His departure will likely be welcomed by Rangnick after Martial rejected his claim that the forward refused to travel for the Aston Villa match.

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