Man Utd fans convinced Jose Mourinho has it in for one of his own players
Anthony Martial was named on the bench by Jose Mourinho (Getty)

Anthony Martial’s omission from Manchester United’s first starting XI of the season has fans convinced Jose Mourinho has a problem with the youngster.

For the match against West Ham the Red Devils boss selected Romelu Lukaku, academy kid Marcus Rashford and Armenian winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan in attack.

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It meant Martial had to make do with a place on the bench.

The decision from Mourinho will intensify speculation that Martial’s future at Old Trafford is precarious.

He’s been linked with a move away this summer, with recent reports suggesting Tottenham are interested in signing the former Monaco player.

Man Utd fans convinced Jose Mourinho has it in for one of his own players
Jose Mourinho (Getty)

The player himself has at times appeared unhappy, with the 21-year-old understood to have been angered when he was stripped of the No.9 jersey last summer so it could be given to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Manchester United fans are speculating that Mourinho has a problem with Martial, with some suggesting the forward should leave Old Trafford for his own good.

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