Michael Owen sends message to Man United fans about Marcus Rashford

Michael Owen explains why he is expecting to see big things from Marcus Rashford at Manchester United

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Former Liverpool star Michael Owen Photo: BT Sport

Michael Owen has told Manchester United fans that he is fully expecting to see Marcus Rashford develop into a world-class player at Old Trafford.

The 19-year-old striker has earned plenty of new admirers since breaking onto the scene last season under Louis van Gaal and the forward has continued his fine displays this term.

Rashford helped Manchester United produce one of the performances of the season as the Red Devils beat Chelsea 2-0 at Old Trafford in the Premier League last month.

The teenager has been a regular fixture in the starting line-up up front and will be hoping to help Manchester United finish in the top four and win the Europa League this season.

And former Red Devils and Liverpool striker Owen feels that Rashford has all the necessary attributes needed to develop into one of the world’s best at Old Trafford.

Owen told The Daily Mail: “I don’t care who you are in the world, you hate playing against those players. There aren’t many players who get you off your feet.

“I couldn’t even count them on one hand — the centre forwards in the world who have his attributes, he has attributes you would die for.

“He has definitely got the ability to turn into a world-class player, a player Manchester United can rely on for big goals and big numbers of goals every season.”

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