Former England international Ray Parlour believes Manchester United have overspent on Anthony Martial and feels the ex-Monaco star will struggle to live up to the high expectations at Old Trafford.
The 19-year-old completed his big-money move to the Premier League on transfer deadline day, but Parlour is not convinced the Frenchman is worth the hype.
“Will Martial succeed? I look forward to seeing him play, but I think it’s going to be a miss, because the money they’ve spent is an unbelievable amount,” Parlour told Sky Sports.
“For a 19-year-old kid, he’s not proven.
“If he proves to be like a Thierry Henry, which is what a lot of people are saying, then he could obviously be a great signing, but I think it is a massive gamble to take on a 19-year-old kid.
“With the money they’ve put out, I could be totally wrong, but I’m going to say miss on that one.”
Martial could make his United debut in Saturday’s Premier League encounter with Liverpool at Old Trafford.