Transfer: Sevilla FC and West Ham United interested in signing Manchester United winger


Manchester United sensation Anthony Martial has been subjected with a move away from Old Trafford, according to reports.

According to RMC Sport Martial is wanted by La Liga side Sevilla FC in a January loan move.

The Frenchmen has been dropped to the bench and finds it difficult to make it into the first team under manager Jose Mourinho. The 21-year-old has scored just one goal in ten matches for The Red Devils.

Jorge Sampaoli’s men are looking to strengthen their attack, having just two forwards in the team, in the form of Luciano Vietto who is on loan from Atletico Madrid and former Toulouse FC striker Wissam Ben Yedder.

The five-time Europa League winners have made the former AS Monaco star their top priority for the January transfer window. With 33 points on board Sevilla are in a desperate but unlikely title race against league leaders Real Madrid CF who are currently on 37 points, followed by second-placed FC Barcelona who have 34.

Sampaoli has given the green light to club director Monchi to try and complete the signing of the 21-year-old. The Andalusians have also been trying to lure in Brazilian wonderkid Gabriel Barbosa, AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca and Manchester United outcast Memphis Depay.

But according to Radio Montecarlo Sevilla have made Martial their prime January target.

Martial would be eligible to play in the UEFA Champions League if he signs for Sevilla FC.

It was also earlier reported that the Premier League club is also keen on signing Anthony Martial or Marcus Rashford from Manchester United in January.

The Hammers, who are currently in 11th position with just 22 points, and suffering heavy defeats in December after getting beat 4-1 by Manchester United on 1st December in the League Cup, followed by 5-1 defeat at home by Arsenal FC, in the Premier League.