Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is utilising Anthony Martial in two positions - as opposed to Louis van Gaal who only played him up top.

Former Red Devils boss Van Gaal was responsible for signing the French forward, making him the most expensive teenager at the time.

It was hoped Martial would set the world alight at Old Trafford, but his career has been stop-start under three separate managers following his 2015 arrival.

Solskjaer is confident he can get the best out of Martial, and has plans to play him both on the left and through the middle to keep opposition defences on their toes.

"Anthony's had spells when he's played number nine as a centre forward under [Louis] van Gaal, then he's played on the left the last few years," Solskjaer said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is utilising Anthony Martial in two positions

"I think him and Marcus both are capable of playing both positions. Sometimes it will be Marcus through the middle and Anthony on the left, or Dan James on the left and maybe one of them on the right.

"But, of course, the goals are scored from between the posts and not the worldies that we've seen them score, both of them, Marcus and Anthony with curlers in the top corner or dribble.

"I want both of them to be more scoring easy goals because you don't have to work too hard to score them, just a little bit of movement.

Louis van Gaal was responsible for signing Anthony Martial for Manchester United

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"It was a great counter-attack [against Chelsea], great runs by Anthony and I think maybe he felt he should have got the first pass, it went a little bit wide out to Jesse [Lingard] and he stopped.

"But then he got himself back in a good position and even though he might have mis-hit it it went in. So if you can get five extra goals like this every season, both of them, that's 10."