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Anthony Martial transfer fee slammed “ridiculous” – by Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal!

LVG unhappy with Martial transfer fee.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed he sees the £36m fee that the club paid to sign Anthony Martial as “ridiculous”.

The French youngster arrived from as Monaco on deadline day in a surprise move, and it has even emerged that his fee could end up rising to as high as £58m.

According to Sky Sports, Van Gaal agrees with the view that the fee was too high, saying: “It was a ridiculous amount of money, but it’s the crazy world we are in.

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“United are routinely quoted £10m more for a player but I have not bought Martial for me. I have bought him for the next manager of Manchester United.”

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