Manchester United’s Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney sink Burnley

Manchester United enter Thursday’s 174th derby with Manchester City knowing victory at the Etihad Stadium will leapfrog them over Pep Guardiola’s side into fourth place following this convincing win.

Before the recalled Wayne Rooney’s 251st goal for the club, Anthony Martial became the first United man to score at Turf Moor in the league since Lou Macari in 1976. In doing so he cost another £8.5m payment to Monaco, a clause being triggered by Martial reaching 25th goals for the club. This may raise his fee to £44.5m but the close to £40m dividend yielded should Champions League qualification be achieved means United will hardly care.

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