Manchester United's Anthony Martial has confidence back, says Andy Cole

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Anthony Martial now looks confident in his own ability every time he steps foot onto the pitch, says ex-Manchester United striker Andy Cole

Anthony Martial has "got his mojo back" after rediscovering his goalscoring touch, according to former Manchester United striker Andy Cole.

Martial has led United's recent rival, netting five times in his last four Premier League matches as United have climbed up to seventh, just three points off a Champions League spot.

 at Aon Training Complex on July 13, 2018 in Manchester, England.
Image: United have failed to agree a new contract with Martial, whose current deal can only be extended till 2020

The Frenchman struggled to get into manager Jose Mourinho's line-up at the beginning of the season, but has now firmly established himself at as United's most potent attacking threat.

"He's been in and out [of the team] and I have watched him many times obviously being at United," Cole told Sky Sports News.

"He has got all the ability in the world. However, confidence is massive in football and I think he has got his confidence back now.

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Jose Mourinho wants Martial to sign a new deal at Manchester United and has laid down a challenge for the forward

"He's got his mojo back, just [looking at] the way he is playing and the way he is scoring goals. He is on a nice little run."

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Cole was speaking after being inducted into Newcastle United's Hall of Fame at an annual dinner to celebrate 10 years of the club's Foundation, which supports the local community using the power of football.

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