Monday, October 29, 2018

Premier League: Anthony Martial is 'understanding things he didn't before,' says manager Jose Mourinho

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Manchester: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho aforementioned his French winger Anthony Martial is finally understanding exactly what's needed from him when he delivered an excellent performance in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League win over Everton.
Martial had a hand in Paul Pogba’s opening goal, scored an excellent second with a low curler into the bottom corner and was a threat throughout with his speed and directness on the left flank. however what pleased his manager the foremost was that Martial currently seems to have taken on board the directions that he should change his positioning off the ball in order to assist out his defence.
“He has a similar natural skills he had one or 2 years past however he's rising the way he thinks of football and improving his role within the team. i'm pleased with boys WHO are rising,” aforementioned Mourinho.

“He took quite an long term to know what we wish, quite long term for his brain and body to be prepared for the way we wish him to play. At the instant, he's playing very well. even though he hadn’t scored, to make what he's making, it's a solid performance for the team,” aforementioned Mourinho.
Martial mamma in to assist out defensively within the final stages, dropping deeper to help left-back Luke Shaw, however Mourinho aforementioned his improvement was regarding quite simply chase back.
“Positional. it's not almost the defensive action. it's additionally regarding closing the areas, compacting with the center players. he's understanding things he failed to before. He desires to play and he is aware of that to try and do that he needs to come in a particular direction. His performance while not the goal would be a decent performance. you can't score each time you play, wherever you don’t assist, however you have got a particular balance. that's the manner i feel it's going currently.”
Mourinho aforementioned he was additionally pleased with Paul Pogba however supplemental that the midfielder may need to alter his penalty technique.

“The issue i prefer is that the want to require it,” aforementioned Mourinho. “I don’t like ‘Mickey Mouses, fragile, afraid to travel, I don’t take penalties.’ i prefer the player that (says) ‘I need to require it.’
“Paul, will he improve (his penalties)? i feel he will. The goalkeepers understand his running, they don’t move and that they area unit expecting his call thus he needs to learn from that however, for me, the foremost necessary issue is he desires to travel once more.”

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