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Man Utd legend Scholes: Martial can't play as a centre-forward

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes is not convinced by Anthony Martial's ability to play as a striker.

The Frenchman was pushed from centre-forward to the wing for Tuesday's win over Istanbul Basaksehir, a move which made Scholes happy.

He told BT Sport: "Martial's strength... we've spoke about him being a centre-forward, he's not a good centre-forward.

"I don't think he's got that movement for centre-forward, he's not good with his back to goal. But when he gets the ball and he's facing someone, it's a different position. You see him going at someone."

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