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Pires calls on Man Utd to support Martial

France World Cup winner Robert Pires says Anthony Martial needs greater support at Manchester United.

The 23-year-old has failed to kick on at United since his £56m arrival with a goal against Liverpool on his debut four years ago. But Pires reckons he can come good.

“He's a great player, very talented, with great ability with the ball," he said.

“Premier League, Manchester United, it's a very, very difficult combination for a young player.

“We know they earn a lot of money and I'm very happy for them but the pressure also is huge. He's still young, but it's not easy."

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