According to Samuel Luckhurst, Manchester Evening News’ chief Manchester United reporter, Mourinho was willing to let Martial leave the team in 2018, but was vetoed by Joel Glazer and then Manchester United CEO Ed Woodward. .
Souness talked about Martial’s current situation in talkSPORT, saying that Martial is the epitome of Manchester United’s problems. He said: “The fact that Martial is still at Manchester United represents a decade of poor football decision-making by the club. The players are just It was going through the motions but the club gave him another contract that he didn’t deserve.”
Team reporter Samuel Luckhurst said: “Mourinho opened the door for Martial to leave the team in the summer of 2018. At that time, he wanted to transfer and was worth a high price. However, this door was blocked by two well-known football authorities Joe El Glazer and Ed Woodward closed.”