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Man Utd ace Martial: Solskjaer backing boosted self-belief

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has credited Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his goal-scoring tally this past season.

Solskjaer gave the goal scoring burden to Martial and Marcus Rashford after Romelu Lukaku was sold to Inter Milan.

The Frenchman responded with 24 goals across all competitions, making him the club's top goalscorer for the 2019/20 campaign.

"I think it's down to the fact that I've enjoyed more game time," he told the Inside United magazine. "I've played in practically every game and so I think it's all about consistency.

"In previous seasons I haven't been able to feature as regularly; I'd be on the bench quite a bit and other times I'd be starting, which was quite difficult.

"Whereas right now I know that the coach has faith in me and I'm confident of starting the next match. So, I'm giving everything I can in order to pay back that trust he has shown.

"[I'm hungry for all goals] because for me, a goal is a goal. So simply by managing to score more of a simple kind of goal, I know that I'll score a lot more in total. It's something that we work on a lot in training and I then try and reproduce that in a match situation."

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