Martial, 24, has scored in every of his final three video games to take him to 15 objectives in all competitions this time period, already his finest tally for a single marketing campaign since becoming a member of the membership again in 2015.
Marcus Rashford’s again damage has positioned added strain on Martial this season and Odion Ighalo arrived on mortgage final month, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer determined to bolster his attacking choices.
Many have questioned Martial’s character each on and off the sector, however the Frenchman is very regarded at Old Trafford and stays a well-liked determine in the United dressing room.
Saha, who confronted comparable criticism throughout his four-and-a-half-year spell with Red Devils, claims the feedback typically made about Martial are unfair.
‘Martial has been criticised for his attitude but sometimes people misinterpret things and that’s the issue with our business,’ Saha mentioned.
‘People don’t know who you’re and what you need and so they assume.
‘I have been victim of that sometimes, they pick on one thing and think you have a nonchalant attitude and then they you start getting criticism as to why you’re not producing frequently.
‘The same criticism can be said of Paul Pogba. It’s one thing it’s a must to settle for in the business.’
Saha added: ‘Martial is a proficient participant and has all the pieces wanted to be world class. He can rating objectives and construct play.
‘He now has to be focused on things that will definitely work. It’s not nearly having a method and being good to take a look at it. He must be extra of a killer and I believe he has accomplished that in the previous couple of video games.
‘Definitely since getting back from damage there was an enchancment.
‘You have to pick your moments and be decisive and I think he has done well, it’s not simple.’
Solskjaer has challenged Martial to attain 20 objectives this season and urged the France worldwide to not relaxation on his laurels after United’s win over Watford.
‘I am delighted with the week Anthony has had,’ the Norwegian mentioned.
‘He has obtained his critics and I’m certainly one of his largest, in all probability. I preserve demanding totally different stuff from him.
‘But this week he has come up with a number nine centre forward’s aim – a header – in opposition to Chelsea.
‘He did everything to get the goal against Brugge; defending, winning the ball, running through.’
‘And this today is the Anthony we know more about. The skill is just mind-blowing, sometimes the skills he shows. But I want more from him and I’ll carry on at him.’