Anthony Martial Form of Manchester United forward affected by divorce drama

Anthony Martial scored his only goal this season in United’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City on Sunday, October 2.

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Anthony Martial and his wife Samantha play Anthony Martial's split with his partner affected his form (AFP/Getty Images)
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Manchester United are worried that Anthony Martial’s divorce drama is affecting him on the pitch.

Martial was impressive last season, scoring on his debut in a game against Liverpool. Last season, Martial was United’s highest goalscorer with 11 goals.

Ahead of this season, the forward split with his partner of three years and mother of his daughter, Samantha Jacquelinet amidst reports of infidelity.

Anthony Martial play Anthony Martial's wife and his daughter have moved to France after the divorce (Manchestereveningnews)

 

The 20-year-old this season has struggled to maintain his form of last season, scoring just one goal in nine appearances.

He was often on the bench for France as they got to the final of Euro 2016 before losing to Portugal.

Ahead of this season, Martial also lost his No 9 shirt to new striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United sparking reports that he is set to leave the club. 

Anthony Martial play Anthony Martial scored his first goal this season in their 1-1 draw with Stoke City (Kevin Quigley Daily Mail)

 

United are worried that his split with his partner might have unsettled, leading to his poor form so far.

He scored his only goal this season in United’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City on Sunday, October 2.

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