Paul Merson: This player can fire Man United to the title next season
Paul Merson says Marcus Rashford can be the man to inspire Manchester United to title glory next season
Paul Merson believes that Marcus Rashford is the man to fire Manchester United to Premier League glory next season.
The 19-year-old striker has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the Red Devils in recent weeks following his brilliant displays for Jose Mourinho’s men.
Rashford has underlined his importance for the Red Devils by scoring some key goals for Mourinho’s side in the absence of the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Manchester United are bound to be linked with a host of attacking players during the summer transfer window as Mourinho gears up for his second season in charge at Old Trafford.
However, Merson feels that the Red Devils should try going with Rashford up front next season because he feels the teenager deserves his chance.
Merson wrote in his Daily Star column: “I think Rashford should be given the opportunity at Old Trafford.
“If United want a teenager spearheading their title challenge next season, then they’ve got one right under their nose.”
Rashford will be hoping to start for Manchester United when the Red Devils take on Celta Vigo in the return leg of their Europa League semi-final clash on Thursday at Old Trafford.