• Rodgers: Too much money harming Rashford

    Rodgers: Too much money harming Rashford

    The Celtic boss says the England international is a “massive talent” but says he may struggle for game time due to the attacking resources at Jose Mourinho’s disposal.

    Brendan Rodgers says the huge amount of money in football is harming young talents such as Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford.

    The teenager burst onto the scene last season in emphatic fashion, scoring twice on his debut against FC Midtjylland and then on his Premier League debut against Arsenal.

    Rashford continued to impress under Louis […]

  • ‘Rashford let Man Utd down against Arsenal’

    ‘Rashford let Man Utd down against Arsenal’

    The Red Devils forward failed to close down Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as he provided the cross for Olivier Giroud’s late equaliser at Old Trafford.

    Marcus Rashford was at fault for Arsenal’s late equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday, according to Jamie Redknapp.

    The Red Devils forward, moved into a central position due to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s absence, was unable to to press Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain quickly enough as he delivered the ball into the United box.

    Substitute Olivier Giroud latched onto the […]

  • Rashford can be a threat to Rooney and Ibrahimovic– Redknapp

    Rashford can be a threat to Rooney and Ibrahimovic– Redknapp

    Former Premier League midfielder Jamie Redknapp believes Manchester United should start Marcus Rashford as a central striker against Arsenal as he offers them a ‘different dimension’.

    It was against the Gunners that the 19 year old burst onto the Premier League scene in February, as he bagged a brace on his top-flight debut.

    He has kicked on from there, becoming a regular in the first-team fold at Old Trafford and a senior England international with five caps to his name.

    Rashford has, however, […]

  • Wenger on Ibrahimovic suspension: It was Rashford who killed us last year!

    Wenger on Ibrahimovic suspension: It was Rashford who killed us last year!

    The Arsenal manager was asked about the Swede missing Saturday’s clash due to suspension but it seems the Frenchman is more concerned with another Man Utd forward.

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has played down the significance of Zlatan Ibrahimovic missing Saturday’s crunch clash with Manchester United, suggesting he is more concerned with Marcus Rashford.

    The England international striker announced himself to the Premier League with two goals against the Gunners in last season’s meeting at Old Trafford, a game United won 3-2.

    Swedish […]

  • Jose Mourinho to blame for Marcus Rashford out of form

    Jose Mourinho to blame for Marcus Rashford out of form

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is to blame of the ‘deterioration’ of young England striker Marcus Rashford, according to Tony Cascarino.

    Rashford, who has scored three times in six starts for United in the Premier League this season, immediately found himself slip down the pecking order at Old Trafford when Mourinho replaced Louis van Gaal in the summer.

    However, having struggled to recreate the same level of performance the 19-year-old produced in the second half of last season, Rashford is without a […]

  • Mourinho cannot risk Rashford burnout at Man Utd

    Mourinho cannot risk Rashford burnout at Man Utd

    The young striker has made himself a huge part of the Reds’ line-up in recent months, but there is a danger of using him too much as his body struggles to keep up.

    On Monday, the entire Manchester United world came together to wish Marcus Rashford a happy 19th birthday. His 18th had passed by much less eventfully, but the England striker’s emergence in 2016 has changed his life forever.

    Since that now famous night at Old Trafford in February when he […]

  • Rashford: Rooney scored the best goal I’ve ever seen!

    Rashford: Rooney scored the best goal I’ve ever seen!

    The Manchester United forward considers his team-mate’s overhead kick against local rivals Manchester City in 2011 to be his favourite Premier League strike.

     

    Marcus Rashord is busy making quite the name for himself, but he admits that a Manchester United colleague can lay claim to having netted the finest Premier League goal he has ever seen.

    Wayne Rooney may be enduring a tough time at present, but he remains an icon of the modern era and a man with a glittering career […]

  • United should play Marcus Rashford with Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Shearer

    United should play Marcus Rashford with Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Shearer

    Manchester United’s current problems in the Premier League would be helped by Marcus Rashford playing in a front two alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic, former England international Alan Shearer has said.

    United have only won one of their last six league games, suffering defeats against Watford and Chelsea in that run.

    Speaking in his role as a pundit on Match of the Day the Premier League’s all-time top goal scorer said United need more pace alongside 35-year-old Ibrahimovic’s experience, and Rashford, 18, could provide […]

  • Rashford vs Iheanacho: How the Manchester United star is being beaten by his City rival

    Rashford vs Iheanacho: How the Manchester United star is being beaten by his City rival

    Marcus Rashford is in line to face Kelechi Iheanacho in the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening – but the Manchester United forward is struggling to match his Manchester City rival this season.

    Jose Mourinho was hesitant in giving Rashford a startling role at the beginning of the season but the 18-year-old took his chance by scoring a late winner against Hull City, while his hat-trick on his debut for England Under-21s only strengthened his case.

    Iheanacho, meanwhile, has found chances under Pep […]

  • Rashford to start ahead of Rooney for England – Shearer

    Rashford to start ahead of Rooney for England – Shearer

    Alan Shearer believes Marcus Rashford should start for England against Malta on Saturday — but Wayne Rooney should not be playing behind him.

    Rashford was among four Manchester United players in interim manager Gareth Southgate’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia, alongside Rooney, Jesse Lingard and Chris Smalling.

    “He [Rashford] has been knocking on the door until now,” former England captain Shearer wrote in his column for The Sun. “He is crashing on it with his performances for […]

  • Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo

    Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo

    Manchester United hotshot Marcus Rashford has chosen Cristiano Ronaldo to serve as his footballing muse.

    The 18-year-old Rashford has seen his star ascend to unimaginable heights since bursting onto the scene in the second half of last season. The United academy graduate ingratiated himself to then-boss Luis van Gaal and the Old Trafford faithful with a Europa League brace against Midtjylland.

    Rashford followed that devastating debut with two more tallies against Arsenal three days later, and hasn’t looked back since. Speaking to […]