Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United interim coach has revealed his fall-out with Anthony Martial has been resolved following clear-the-air talks with the Frenchman.
Ralf Rangnick claimed that Martial, who is pushing for a move this January transfer window, told him that he did not want to be in the squad for Saturday’s trip to Aston Villa.
This triggered an angry response from the 26-year-old French forward who posted a message on social media saying that he would never refuse to play for Manchester United or disrespect the club.
United’s Interim boss Rangnick has now confirmed that he had met with Martial to discuss their differences at Carrington on Sunday and the matter was now closed.
‘I am here now for six weeks,’ said the German ahead of Wednesday’s trip to Brentford. ‘All the things that need to be said, I said after the press conference.’
‘I had a personal conversation with him on Sunday about what happened and how I saw the whole situation and the matter is now resolved.’
‘He didn’t train yesterday and the day before yesterday. He will probably train today, and after training I will then take a decision if he is nominated or not. Let’s see what will happen then.’
Anthony Martial has not played for United since early December due to a knee injury and the uncertainty over his future at Old Trafford.