A few hours after completing his 36 million pound move to Manchester United, Anthony Martial has been handed a huge responsibility: Reviving the prestige of the Manchester United number 9 jersey which was totally destroyed by his former teammate, Radamel Falcao last season.
Martial, 19 became one of the most expensive players under the age of 20 earlier today and Manchester United quickly took to twitter to introduce their new number 9 to the world.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 1, 2015
Manchester United’s last number 9 came from Monaco and was a monumental flop, yes, we’re talking about Radamel Falcao. Anthony Martial, take note.