That is according to former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre.
The France international forward has endured a difficult spell at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.
Martial has struggled for regular game time having fallen down the pecking order in attack, with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan preferred.
Recent reports have suggested the 21-year-old feels like a scapegoat for Mourinho, and he is said to be attracting interest from Paris Saint-Germain over a return to Ligue 1.
Anthony Martial has played just 13 Premier League games compared to Paul Pogba's 23 for Man United
He had been their top scorer last season, but this year he’s a different player
Paul Pogba had similar challenges during his first stint at United which resulted in Sir Alex Ferguson allowing him to leave for Juvenuts.
The midfielder excelled in Italy and earned his £89million world-record move back to Old Trafford, but Silvestre hopes Martial sticks it out instead.
“[He had] a very good season and adaptation to the Premier League and United," Silvestre told talkSPORT.
“He had been their top scorer last season, but this year he’s a different player.
“He had a difficult summer with France – he had a game where he didn’t perform and he was out of the team – and you have to remember the episode of getting his number [taken away] for [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic to take. He was not happy about that.
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“We always say when you have a good first season it’s hard to [continue performing], and we have to put that on the fact he’s still young and still learning.
“I hope he keeps patient, and won’t do a Pogba, like he did and head to Juventus.
“He has to stick around and show his character. The character is about being courageous, stick to it, and work harder – as he has been doing."
Martial has not started in four of United's last five Premier League games, but he'll be hoping to feature at home to Watford on Saturday (3pm).