Speaking to Diario de Sevilla, Sevilla forward Anthony Martial admitted that there was interest from Barcelona and Juventus in January.
On Barcelona and Juventus interest
“Barcelona did speak with my agents in January. Juventus also wanted to sign me and they were pushing, but my priority was Sevilla.
“Here I have the chance to be a starter and to play regularly as I wanted. Sevilla was the best option for me and my family.”
What does Sevilla offer you in sporting terms?
“Sevilla are playing very good football. They are playing in the Europa League, they are second in La Liga, so for me, it’s perfect to be here.”
Do you feel pressure at Sevilla?
“No, I don’t feel the pressure. I’ve played for Manchester United for almost 7 years and there we had a lot of pressure. So I’m used to it. I just want to be happy, that’s all.”
What is your dream in this short period of four months at Sevilla?
“My dream is to play every game and make the fans happy. That’s what I’m looking for here.”