Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho heaped praises on forward Anthony Martial after his two-goal display against Premier League giants Chelsea but insists the attacker still has enough room for improvement.
The 22-year-old looked to have secured his team an improbable win at Stamford Bridge on the Afternoon, only for England international midfielder Ross Barkley to preserve the Blues’ unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 96th-minute equalizing goal.
The France international forward has now found the net on three occasions in his last two games and is keeping Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez out of the starting eleven, despite the uncertainty surrounding his Man United future.
Reports state that Anthony Martial is close to agreeing on a fresh five-year contract extension, few months after his representative claimed his client was prepared to leave the club.
Jose Mourinho, however, believes the ex Monaco star is now an improved player than the one he inherited from former boss and Dutchman Louis van Gaal two years ago.
On watching his team let two points slip away from them in the last moment, the former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss added that the match was a fantastic encounter and that his team does not deserve to draw the match.
The Portuguese claim United was the better team, even when they were a goal behind in the first half. He stressed that the result is unfair to his team because United controlled the match tactically.
He, however, stressed the importance of defending set pieces because the team conceded from two set-pieces at Stamford Bridge.