Fabrizio Romano drops update on exit-linked Man Utd star who is 'not convinced' by offers so far

Manchester United are looking to raise some transfer funds through player sales this window.

Manchester United have been planning to offload a number of senior players this window as they look to add important funds to their transfer pot. Jadon Sancho's loan move back to Dortmund was a statement decision for the Reds following the player's fall out with Erik ten Hag, but there are other linked exits this month.

One of the names on the potential sales list is Anthony Martial, who has struggled to get into the United lineup this season. The forward has started just five Premier League games this season, and contributed a goal and an assist in that time. The Reds are looking to move the Frenchman on before the January transfer window closes, but the task at hand is proving trickier than expected.

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Martial's current contract is due to expire at the end of the season, as United have opted not to activate a one-year extension on his terms. The 28-year-old is due to leave in the summer but the Red Devils were hopeful of an earlier move. Fabrizio Romano's latest update suggests the chances of this happening are decreasing, though.

Speaking to Caught Offside for his Daily Briefing column, the transfer expert has reported that Martial is 'not convinced' by any of the options that have come his way so far this window. His reluctance to accept a move away from Old Trafford could also ultimately have an impact on United's pursuit of a new striker to replace him.

"Man United are looking at opportunities but nothing is imminent also in this case. Man United had multiple conversations with the agents of strikers around Europe, but still nothing concrete," Romano claimed.

"Also, because Anthony Martial is still not convinced by the options he received so far and so he could end up staying at Old Trafford until June."

Martial has missed the last month of action due to illness and very few updates have been provided on his return. He last featured against Bournemouth in the Premier League back in December.

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