Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in his first months as the interim coach of Manchester United have been impressed by Marcus Rashford. The Norwegian thinks that the striker will be as successful as Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur, Sunday, the opponent of United in the Premier League.
“We can talk about the class of Kane, but Marcus has the potential to be at least just as good. He is able to grow to be a absolute topspits,” said Solskjaer Friday at his press conference against the English media.
Under manager José Mourinho was Rashford often as vleugelspeler used, but after the dismissal of the Portuguese in december and the arrival of clubicoon Solskjaer played the 21-year-old attacker purely as a striker.
That tactical change sorted effect, because Rashford came in the last five matches, three times to score. Are total of this Premier League season now stands at six matches and that there are eight less than Kane, who along with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal shared top scorer can call it.
Solskjaer, who, in his time as a player of Manchester United (1996-2007) 127 times scored in 364 matches, yet has no regret of his choice to Romelu Lukaku on the bench to turn in favor of Rashford.
“Marcus has a terrifying acceleration in house, he is getting stronger and can hold the ball. It is also a great player to work with,” said Solskjaer, who made his first five matches as the interim manager of United winning to admit.
Solskjaer had not yet United in conversation about longer cooperation
The 45-year-old Noor stops normally at the end of the season as coach of the ‘Red Devils’, but by the good results, speculate the English media for some time about a permanent appointment for the clubicoon.
Solskjaer stressed Friday again that he and the clubleiding not have spoken about a longer collaboration. “We have not yet talked about, and that is logical”, he underscored.
“It’s weird to agreements reached after only a few weeks to change. The situation is still the same. We continue with this amazing staff every day working hard with the goal to make the team better.”
United is Sunday the first real test under Solskjaer to wait, because the current number six of the Premier League takes on number three Tottenham Hotspur, which is ten points more. The match at Wembley starts at 17.30.
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