Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United star can become like Cristiano Ronaldo

Ander Herrera is enjoying a renaissance under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Omitted from France's squad for last summer's World Cup finals, Martial was forced to watch from home as the man who filled the void left by his exit from Monaco for United in 2015 fired his country to glory in Russian Federation.

Before Mourinho was sacked in December, United struggled under the Portuguese boss both with the results and style of play.

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling praised Paul Pogba for his effect on the team following a routine win over Fulham.

Mourinho wanted to sell Martial and bring in the 30-year-old Chelsea winger Willian last summer.

"Everyone's got to take us seriously now", said Jones, who signed a new four-year deal with United this week.

"Before the coach arrived I was in the shadows, on the bench, and I accepted that", said Pogba. That is my job, after all - to make the difference, to be more decisive. I've said in the past, we've not achieved anything yet.

"When our new coach came in he had a lot of confidence, a lot of determination. We want to go for the second, the third and the fourth goal because that's just how we do things at Manchester United", Solskjaer told Sky Sports. "They can challenge PSG's defence".

Martial's goal at Fulham immediately drew comparisons to Ronaldo's famous strike at Craven Cottage in 2007 from Gary Neville and the club's supporters on social media. "He has contributed to so many chances, so many goals".

"I don't think we are necessarily favourites", Martial said.

Edinson Cavani is expected to join Neymar on the sidelines for PSG, heightening the sense of a tie very much in the balance. It promises to the biggest test yet of Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly's renaissance.

However, Martial reached the milestone after netting exceptional goal against Fulham in United's 3-0 win, taking his tally to 33 goals and 17 assists in 106 appearances. "We are guessing a little bit how they will approach this game".

United were stuck in a rut under the management of Jose Mourinho, while the French champions topped the toughest section of the group stages.

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