Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha has claimed that Anthony Martial can be the catalyst to fire Jose Mourinho side to the Premier League title.

Martial has been an outstanding player this season as he managed to score six times in five games, although he has been in and out of Mourinho squad.

The 22-year-old has been strongly linked with a move away from Old Trafford following his game time struggles under Mourinho.

However, the former Monaco ace now looks like staying at the club despite Juventus and Chelsea interests.

Meanwhile, former United star Saha admits compatriot has been immense in recent weeks and can help the Red Devils to bounce back.

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β€œI think the situation was more about the actual understanding – sometimes you have a feeling something is missing; the players, the tactics,” Saha told Sky Sports.

β€œAs a fan, as someone who has been there in the club and as a forward sometimes I was feeling the link between players was not there.”

β€œHe has been asked to take a lot of responsibility in the field because he is a tremendous player with a lot of quality.”

β€œYou could see sometimes his body language was wrong. But the last few weeks he has just been an immense player.”

β€œDoing a lot of defensive work, celebrations that I have not seen before so he shows a lot of quality signs that you can be very happy about. If he can replicate that and impact other players around him it will be a massive change.”

The former France international has also backed Martial to have a bright future if he stays at United.

β€œHe should stay because he has got a great platform,” Saha added.

β€œOf course he needs to understand the long-term plan is there for him because it is a personal career – it is not only about the club.”

β€œIf you don’t play well you have to remember a club will transfer you and fans will start to boo. But that is not the case of Anthony, he is a loved by the fans.”

β€œHe is loved by the manager I am sure. It’s an understanding, making a compromise in some ways, to make sure the player is happy and create a platform to win trophies again.”

Mourinho’s men are back into the Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they face London side Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.

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