Anthony Martial to Tottenham: Bookies believe Man Utd raid is on but Chelsea are lurking
TOTTENHAM have emerged as the clear favourites to sign out-of-favour Manchester United forward Anthony Martial this summer.
Tottenham are the clear favourites to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial
Martial is expected to leave United before the start of the new season following a frustrating season under Jose Mourinho.
The 22-year-old, signed for £58m from Monaco three years ago, struggling for consistent starts last term and was subsequently snubbed from France’s World Cup plans.
Several clubs in Europe are being touted as potential suitors for Martial but it seems he’s set to stay in the Premier League.
Bookmakers Coral say Tottenham have emerged as the new favourites at 5-2 to sign Martial in the coming weeks
Coral’s John Hill told Starsport: “It’s been one-way traffic in our betting for Tottenham to tempt Anthony Martial away from Manchester United this summer.
“Punters believe the Frenchman is heading down to London in search of regular football.”
Coral make Serie A champions Juventus the second best at 4-1 in the betting on the destination of the winger.
And he is 9-2 to join Tottenham’s London rivals Chelsea.
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The bookies say Paris St-Germain, Napoli and AC Milan are other options available to Martial.
The Daily Mail are reporting today that Martial could complete a swift move to Tottenham this summer.
It is said that talks are scheduled between Spurs and United over the next week to discuss the possible transfer.
Mauricio Pochettino has at least £100m at his disposal this summer and could spend a big chunk of that on Martial to secure his signature soon.