Clearly Jose Mourinho knows something the rest of the world doesn’t about Anthony Martial.
AS Monaco striker Anthony Martial is a rising star in France coming off a strong first season as a starter, and Jose Mourinho has seen enough to make a record-setting offer for him.
According to the Metro, Chelsea are prepared to table a bid of £39 million in a transfer for the 19-year-old French starlet. The deal would be more than ten times the £3.5 million Monaco paid to get him out of Lyon just over two years ago.
The Metro noted that should the deal go through it would break the record for the highest amount of money ever paid for a teenager.
Anthony Martial recorded 8 goals in 31 league appearances for Monaco last season and had 11 goals in 42 total appearances for the French giants.
The potential move for Martial comes shortly after Chelsea secured a deal for star winger Pedro Rodriguez out of Barcelona.
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