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Mourinho compares Man Utd attacker Martial with Benzema

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Anthony Martial has the potential to be among the world's best.

Mourinho discussed both Martial and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with L'Equipe.

On Martial, Mourinho admitted it's time he began to live up to his potential and hinted that, in contrast to Benzema, there were personal issues with United's No.11.

“With Karim, it was not a conflict, I just wanted to help the player – an incredibly talented player – change his mindset, help him reach his maximum," said Mourinho. "To become a killer, a determined striker. I really enjoyed working with Karim.

“He [Martial] is a boy with a different personality. The thing I can say is that I hope he will reach a level commensurate with his real potential."

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