Anthony Martial back in France's national team squad

Juventus CR7 comes face to face with his old club Manchester United

Juventus CR7 comes face to face with his old club Manchester United

And after being fined by Mourinho for going AWOL whilst on pre-season tour of the U.S., he began the season lacking confidence and in woeful form.

Martial, who has scored five goals in United's last four Premier League games, comes in for France's Nations League match in the Netherlands on November 16 and their home friendly against Uruguay four days later.

And speaking on Martial's U-turn at the club, Mourinho has revealed he set a hard path for his player in order for him to realise his "phenomenal talent". He knows it and I've told him.

"It is up to his talent, because he has phenomenal talent".

Deschamps said in a press conference: "Anthony has played for a while in the France team and has also experienced some hard times".

Deschamps acknowledged Martial's struggles to maintain his best form in the past have held him back at times.

Martial has scored five times in his last six appearances for United, with the 22-year-old bouncing back from a hard start to the season to become a feature in Jose Mourinho's first XI.

"Anthony has had good times in blue but also some hard, particularly at club level", Deschamps told a news conference after he unveiled his latest squad.

The same article claims that the 22-year-old recently rejected a deal estimated to be worth £160,000-a-week but the former Lyon forward wants to remain at Manchester United. I'm talking about commitment and efficiency in front of goal. He has proved that on the pitch by how important he's been for Manchester United for a few weeks already.

"Anthony is a young player who is in the process of acquiring, I hope, a certain level of maturity - his potential is incredible".

'It's obvious by Jose Mourinho's choice [to start Martial in recent games] and what he's doing on the pitch'.

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