Ryan Giggs: Man United star has everything, he can really hurt you

Ryan Giggs lavishes praise on Marcus Rashford after the teenager helped England beat Slovenia

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Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford Photo: UEFA / Handout

Ryan Giggs lavished praise on Marcus Rashford after the Manchester United teenager helped England secure their place in the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Slovenia at Wembley.

Rashford played the full 90 minutes for the Three Lions as Gareth Southgate’s men secured their spot in the tournament in Russia thanks to Harry Kane’s late winner.

The 19-year-old has been earning plenty of praise for the Red Devils since breaking into the first team at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal.

Rashford impressed in his first season under Jose Mourinho last term and has been a regular fixture in the first team for the Red Devils in the current campaign, scoring two goals and making three assists in seven Premier League games.

Giggs was watching Rashford in action for England as Southgate’s side secured their place in next summer’s tournament.

And the former Manchester United midfielder is clearly a huge admirer of the young teenage talent.

Speaking during ITV‘s coverage of the game, Red Devils legend Giggs said: “His variety is very good.

“If you get closer he can run in behind and that’s where he can really hurt you.

“So he’s really got everything, and his body positioning is really good.

“He’s playing on the left, right-footed, so he can go either side, which he showed a couple of times as well.”

Rashford will be hoping to feature for Manchester United when the Red Devils return to Premier League action next weekend with a crunch clash against bitter local rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday lunchtime.

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