Solskjaer: Martial taking tips off Ighalo

first_img Loading… Martial, 24, has moved from the wing into a more central role this season following the departure of Romelu Lukaku. It has seemingly worked as the Frenchman has scored 19 across all competitions, and Solskjaer says he is getting tips of his teammates. “Odion is a seasoned No.9,” Solskjaer told Sky Sports. “He’s played that position his whole career whereas Anthony has played more out on the wing. “Odion is helping on the training pitch, in terms of his movement, hold-up play and just being himself. Anthony’s learning off an experienced centre-forward.” On Martial’s move to a number nine role, Solskjaer says he will keep challenging the former Monaco man.Advertisement FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks10 Absolutely Unique Facts About Kanye8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowItalians Go Out On Balconies To Sing & Play Various InstrumentsThe Best Cars Of All Time6 Stunning Bridges You’ll Want To See With Your Own Eyescenter_img Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said Anthony Martial ‘is learning off’ veteran teammate, Odion Ighalo. “It’s the first season that he’s really playing as a No.9; he’s had to have that burden of the shirt and be that central focus through the middle,” he added. “Sometimes that’s not easy when you play for Manchester United but he knows that we trust him and I think he knows that we want him to keep developing. “We’ll keep challenging him. There are always players in and around the team – and outside the club – who would want to be No.9 for Manchester United. There’s always pressure on a centre-forward but so far, he’s performed really well.” Solskjaer continued: “He’s playing with a smile on his face. read also:Ighalo makes FA Cup Quarter-final Team after United victory “Anthony has had a really good season, he’s been really important for us. We felt it during the couple of months he was out injured; we struggled. “But he knows that we trust him. He knows that we’ll have patience with him and that we’ll keep working with him.”last_img