Jose Mourinho on Anthony Martials revival

first_imgManchester United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he never questioned the qualities of Anthony Martial’s following the French forward’s resurgent form.Martial’s purple patch in front of goal means he is one of United’s key players this season despite playing a cameo role earlier this season.The former Monaco man has rewarded his manager’s faith, scoring five goals in his last six games in all competitions and is currently enjoying his best run.“I never gave up,“ Mourinho told the Evening Standard. “I never gave up my feelings that this was the right way for him, even if he had to go through difficult moments.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“I knew that for him to become a really top player, he needed to overcome some barriers that I put on the road for him. It is up to his talent because he has phenomenal talent.“It was just a question of him understanding what a top player is because there is a big difference between a top talent and a top player.”Martial has been rewarded with his first call-up to the France squad since the friendly with Spain in March, having missed out on Didier Deschamps’ final 23-man squad in Russia.last_img

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