Anthony Martial was signed as the world’s most expensive teenager, following a high profile switch from Monaco.
The Frenchman has struggled in recent years at Old Trafford, and opted for a move to Sevilla in the January transfer window.
Martial has revealed that he spoke to Ralf Rangnick shortly after his appointment, and told him that he had to leave the club because he was feeling lost at Manchester United.
“When he (Rangnick) arrived, my objective was to leave. I told him I wanted to leave and that’s it,” Martial told the Daily Mail.
“He talked to me and said, ‘if you want to stay, with the way you train you will play if you keep training like that’. But I wanted to have a new atmosphere and a new club.”
He added: “For me, it was the best option to play and enjoy football again. I lost it a little bit in Manchester because I was not playing.”
Martial has claimed that he feels happy at Sevilla.
He said: “I feel very good in Sevilla. The city is very good and we are a good team so, for me, it’s perfect. I’m playing so I’m happy.”