Piers Morgan criticises Arsenal for failing to sign ‘new Nicolas Anelka’

Piers Morgan says Anthony Martial was worth his huge transfer fee

Piers Morgan says Arsenal should have signed Manchester United striker Anthony Martial.

The France international scored twice in a thrilling 3-2 victory over Southampton at St Mary’s in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

Martial was likened to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry following his £36m move to Old Trafford from Ligue 1 side Monaco on transfer deadline day earlier this month.

However, celebrity Arsenal supporter Morgan likened Martial to former Gunners striker Nicolas Anelka as opposed to World Cup winner Henry.

On United making Martial the most-expensive teenager in European football, Morgan added:

Martial opened his United account with a late strike in a 3-1 victory over Liverpool in the Premier League at Old Trafford last weekend.

The French teenager drew a blank in a 2-1 defeat by PSV Eindhoven in their Champions League group-stage opener in midweek.

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However, Martial has scored three goals in just 120 minutes of Premier League football following his big-money switch to the 20-time English champions.

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