Manchester United striker Anthony Martial 'is the next Thierry Henry,' says Louis Saha

'He's got that speed, that power'

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Anthony Martial is the next Thierry Henry, says Louis Saha.

The 19-year-old, who only won his first cap for France on Friday night, joined Manchester United in a massive £58m deal on deadline day last week.

Former France striker Saha, who spent four years at United between 2004 and 2008, believes that Martial will emulate the great Henry.

"He's got that speed, that power, he's got that youth in him so he'll surprise a lot of defenders because they don't know him," said Saha.

"It's a great asset for Manchester United and that's what they needed because up front they lack speed sometimes.


"In France we call him the next Thierry Henry because he can play left or right, he's got a great ability with the ball, he can take on three, four players with ease, there is no problem. At the same time, the new generation have no fear.

"He's got such an ability that he can win trophies for Manchester United I believe that, but I don't want to put too much pressure on him."


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