Barcelona to rival Arsenal for Manchester United's Anthony Martial

Barcelona to rival Arsenal for Manchester United's Anthony Martial

- Arsenal have a new rival in Barcelona the race to sign Anthony Martial

- The Catalans want a top level player as Ousmane Dembele is a long-term injury absentee

- Martial is currently behind Marcus Rashford in the United pecking order

Barcelona are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial but they will have to beat Arsenal to his signature.

Reports in Spain claim ithe Catalans are looking to "take advantage of Jose Mourinho's reluctance to hand Martial a starting spot" by bringing him to the Camp Nou.

Barcelona to rival Arsenal for Manchester United's Anthony Martial

A number of clubs are monitoring Martial given he is not a certain starter at United. Photo: Uefa.com

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The 21-year-old has scored five goals in all competitions this seson but has started only once in the Premier League this season

Ernesto Valverde's side however "believe he is good enough" to succeed for them.

With Ousmane Dembele missing due to a long-term injury, Barca are eager to strengthen their attacking options as they look to continue the perfect start that has seen them win their first seven La Liga games.

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The Daily Mail reports that the Spanish are looking to convince the France international that he is behind Marcus Rashford in the United pecking order and "unlikely to play down the middle given Romelu Lukaku's hot start to life at the club".

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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