Manchester United fans were delighted to see their beloved player Anthony Martial star for France on Tuesday evening.

The young striker was handed a start by Didier Deschamps for the first time in a while and it’s safe to say he repaid the faith.

Martial’s relationship with the national team has been on and off and that has often been reflected by his form for United.

Since he was sensational during the last season, he could no longer be ignored and subsequently was called up to represent his nation.

It’s clear to see Martial has plenty to offer for France and if he’s shown the same level of trust there as he is at Old Trafford, there’s no doubt he can be key for them too.

Martial might be coming for the golden boot — he’s upped his game so so much recently. Very close if not already world class imo. pic.twitter.com/CUI5cOEz3w

— ‘ (@UtdChart) September 8, 2020

Solskjær has reinvented Anthony Martial, fast becoming one of the most balanced forwards in the sport. His progression this year has been insane, not surprised that both club and country are reaping the rewards. With Paul Pogba/Fernandes behind him next season, sky’s the limit.

— ManUnitedMedia – Josh (@ManUnitedMedia) September 8, 2020

Anthony Martial has a goal and an assist in the first half for France against Croatia.

We’re witnessing a special player finally announcing himself on the international stage. pic.twitter.com/4LaHhykzaV

— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) September 8, 2020

Anthony Martial:

43rd minute = assist
45th minute = goal

His time is now. pic.twitter.com/gLskAKMtCj

— UtdArena (@utdarena) September 8, 2020

Anthony Martial scoring for France you love to see it pic.twitter.com/ieozKWwqbA

— Tяυsτ №¹-Yahya™ (@RealistYahz) September 8, 2020

A goal and assist for Anthony Martial on his return to the France national team 👏🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/IGVsBOJN8c

— UnitedReds (@UnitedRedscom) September 8, 2020

Martial’s goal was in the end judged as an own goal but it was a fine performance in the end and still left fans excited for what he could do for the new season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves credit for the transformation of the former AS Monaco man and the hope is that progress can continue.

Martial ended the campaign as Manchester United’s top goalscorer but fans believe he can go even further if he continues to improve and remains injury-free.

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