Michael Owen tells Jose Mourinho: You must trust this Man United player more

Michael Owen tells Jose Mourinho that he must place more trust in Marcus Rashford at Manchester United

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Former Liverpool star Michael Owen Photo: BT Sport

Michael Owen has told Jose Mourinho that he should place more “trust” in Marcus Rashford and wants to see him play as a centre-forward more often for Manchester United.

The 19-year-old has earned plenty of praise for his brilliant performances for the Red Devils in recent weeks and was once again the star of the show when Manchester United beat Anderlecht 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Rashford also scored Manchester United’s opener in the Premier League win over Chelsea at Old Trafford last weekend to further bolster his glowing reputation.

However, former Manchester United star Owen says he would love to see Rashford deployed in a central striking role more often for the Red Devils.

Speaking to BT Sport, Owen said: “Rashford is brimming with confidence.

“I know Jose Mourinho does trust him but I’d like to see him trust him more and play him down the middle more often.”

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Rashford will be hoping to feature for Manchester United when the Red Devils take on Burnley in the Premier League at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon as they look to keep their top-four hopes alive.

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