Manchester United vs PSG: Anthony Martial says it is 'easier' to play under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer than Jose Mourinho

Martial believes the United squad are finding Solskjaer’s style of football easier to perform and the France international would not be against seeing him take the job permanently

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer previews Manchester United's Champions League clash with PSG

Anthony Martial has said that it is "easier" to play under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer than his Manchester United predecessor Jose Mourinho.

Solskjaer will lead United into the Champions League knockout stages against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night, almost two months on from replacing Mourinho.

The Norwegian has transformed United's fortunes in that time, winning 10 of his 11 games in charge, and rejuvenated the form of Paul Pogba and Martial.

Mourinho was willing to offload Martial last summer but the 23-year-old has since signed a new contract, tying him down to Old Trafford until 2024.

Ahead of PSG's visit, Martial suggested that he is finding it easier to play under caretaker manager Solskjaer.

When asked what has changed since Mourinho's departure, Martial said: "We have got a coach who has different intentions and we are trying to do what we asks.

"Perhaps it is easier to play this style of football and not the style of football [Mourinho] asked.

“He is asking me to attack more. That is my job after all. To make the difference to be more decisive.

“Things are working out well for the other attackers and I hope we can continue to be as effective.”

Martial added that he and his team-mates are enjoying playing under Solskjaer and would not be against the former United striker taking the job permanently.

"Obviously things are going really well," he said. "We are really happy to have him here and we hope we can continue but the final decision isn’t with us.

“When our new coach came in he had a lot of confidence, a lot of determination, that was really helpful.

“We are trying to pay him back in kind and things are working out well at the moment. We hope they will tomorrow.”

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