The Ball – “We need Rashford to be the success we need” (Manchester United)

English worldwide striker Marcus Rashford’s excellent season at Manchester United, the place he has partnered Diogo Dalot and Bruno Fernandes, earned reward from Red Devils’ Dutch coach Erik ten Haag on Thursday.

“To attain the success we need, we need it [Rashford]», stated Ten Haag, quoted on the membership’s web site, the 25-12 months-previous English worldwide striker has been mesmerized by the 18 targets scored this season, ten of them in Qatar in 9 of the ten matches for the Old Trafford group since the finish of the World Cup. 2022.

Rashford scored a number of in the League Cup version when Argentine Carlos Tevez scored half a dozen (2008/09) in the Red Devils’ win towards Nottingham Forest (3-0), together with the opening objective of Wednesday’s League Cup semi-last first leg at the City Ground. Became the membership’s first participant to rating a objective, which hadn’t occurred in 14 years.

And in the whole Premier League, solely the Norwegian Erling Haaland (Man. City), with 31 targets for the two-time English champions, surpassed the scoring effectivity of Rashford, who, in a complete of 29 video games for the season, moreover 18 targets, but six assists: that’s, he was amongst United’s 24 targets.

And with Rashford’s contract expiring in a season-and-a-half (June 2024), Ten Haag confirmed, though with out giving any additional particulars, that negotiations over a renewal are ongoing.

“Communications between golf equipment and gamers are confidential. But I do know Manchester United is your membership. And it comes first. But past that, on this setting, on this group, Marcus is enjoying his finest soccer. It’s getting higher, and that is good. He makes use of 100% of his vitality on the area for the group, he applies himself, he has work plan and his qualities can stand out on this group. That’s why I say we need it if we need to obtain the success we need», Ten Haag stated about his beloved scholar.

It’s been six years since the English League Cup and 2016/17 UEFA Europa League, but the group continues to be led by coach Jose Mourinho – the man. United haven’t gained a single title, which is elevating alarm bells at the world’s fourth-highest-incomes membership.

A place confirmed by a research revealed this month by the Deloitte consultancy and relating to 2021/22 – the ‘Red Devils’ dropped from third to fourth place, overtaken by English and European runners-up, Liverpool, and nonetheless behind two-time English metropolis champions and rivals, Man. City (first), and Spanish and European champions, Real Madrid.

“Winning the trophy is the finest feeling for us. In my profession, I’ve already been fortunate sufficient to win some titles: it’s magnificent, particularly for the supporters of the membership! Therefore, it’s good that United followers have this expertise of profitable, particularly the older ones and this can be a requirement. A very long time in the past, too lengthy for man. United, the membership isn’t profitable something: we are conscious of this and we are doing the whole lot to win the ‘Cup’, assured Ten Haag.


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