Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed that he was never interested in Anthony Martial move in the summer window, according to SkySports.
Martial joined Manchester United for a fee around £36million on the transfer deadline day. The striker has been exceptional for the Red Devils since his move. He has netted four goals in six appearances so far in all campaigns.
Martial who faced the Gunners last weekend was on the Gunners’ radar in the summer window, according to several reports However, the French boss clearly told that he was never in the race to sign him.
Wenger told before the wonderful victory over Manchester United in a Premier League game at Emirates Stadium that he was in shock when Monaco sold him.
The 19-year-old who has made two appearances for France senior side has been compared to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Wenger believes that Monaco should have kept him for another season for a better amount despite the Ligue 1 side received £36million.
The French outfit were in no mood to sell their star player and he was never on their sellable list. Man United made a shock move in the end and grab him.
In the end, Wenger admired him that he is a good talent and he has always liked him even when he was at Lyon.
Columnist: Simon Oates