It has been reported that the French Football Federation has announced Monaco striker Anthony Martial is set to sign for Manchester United.
The FFF have released a statement confirming that they have released him from international duty so the deal can be completed:
“Anthony Martial was presented Monday at 11:00 at the gathering of the France team at Clairefontaine. He requested from Didier Deschamps permission to travel to England to sign a contract with Manchester United.
“Given the exceptional circumstances, the coach has acceded to the request of the player.
“Anthony Martial left Clairefontaine Monday at 12:00. He will return on Tuesday morning.”