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Jose Mourinho ‘open to selling Manchester United star this summer to help fund transfers’

Portuguese boss is lining up big money moves for Antoine Griezmann and Ivan Perisic

JOSE MOURINHO could flog Anthony Martial this summer to free up funds to sign world class stars.

The Red Devils have been heavily linked with the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Ivan Perisic in recent weeks.

Edgar Davids reckons Anthony Martial's pace gives him an edge over Ajax

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Anthony Martial could be leaving the club to free up funds to sign world class stars

United have a transfer warchest to spend on players but they will be keeping a close eye on Uefa’s Financial Fair Play rule.

And France international Martial could be one the key names leaving Old Trafford having failed to convince Mourinho of a regular place in the first team according to reports.

Martial, who became the most expensive teenager in world football following his £58million move from Monaco in 2015, started less than half of United’s Premier League games last season.

And he knows his place will come further under threat if United can conclude the deals for either Griezmann or Perisic.

Manchester United are being heavily linked with a move to Atletico Madrid

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Manchester United are being heavily linked with a move to Atletico Madrid

Ivan Perisic has been one of Inter Milan's bright sparks in difficult season

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Ivan Perisic has been linked with a £40m switch to Old Trafford

Anthony Martial has started less than half of United’s Premier League matches this season

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Anthony Martial has started less than half of United’s Premier League matches this season

Martial, who is currently soaking up the sun on holiday, reportedly fell out with the Portuguese boss earlier in the campaign.

The 21-year-old felt he was being made a scapegoat when Mourinho criticised his player’s “lack of winning mentality.”

He has been linked with a move back to Ligue 1 with both Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco.