Anthony Martial will be Manchester United captain one day, says his brother

The 19-year-old forward moved to United in £58m deal

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Antony Martial will be Manchester United's captain one day, his brother Dorian has said.

The 19-year-old forward made his international debut for France on Friday night, in their 1-0 win over Portugal, having signed for United in the week on a massive transfer from Monaco in a deal that could rise to £58m.

“Anthony has all the qualities needed to be Manchester United and France captain," Dorian told The Sun. "He has always been a natural leader in a team — he’s been like that since he was six.

“My little brother isn’t someone who will shout at all the players around him. He doesn’t need to because he speaks with his incredible skills.

“Anthony is a talisman and has the ego and personality on the pitch to be a captain of Manchester United and even France.

 

"Of course, not right now — because he is just 19 — but definitely in the future. He comes from a club that has produced two France captains.

“Patrice Evra went on to be United skipper while Thierry Henry had the armband at Arsenal. It’s in the DNA here because players are well educated. They’re taught to be responsible but also respectful.

“The fee is a lot of money but Anthony will not worry. He doesn’t know the meaning of the word ‘pressure.’"

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