Wes Brown: 21-year-old can become a Man United legend

The Man United legend is backing Marcus Rashford to develop into a great player at Old Trafford

Marcus Rashford
Marcus Rashford (Photo: Tag Heuer)

Wes Brown has backed Marcus Rashford to go down as a Manchester United legend if the striker can continue his prolific form.

The England international has been in sensational form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

The Norwegian’s appointment as interim manager has helped to restore Rashford’s confidence after a difficult start to the season.

Solskjaer has been using Rashford in a central role and the England star has thrived in a more traditional role.

The 21-year-old has scored five times in six Premier League games to help the former Manchester United striker make a perfect start to his reign.

Former Manchester United defender Brown tipped Rashford for greatness if the promising striker can find a level of consistency.

“If Rashford stays for the next 10 years at Man United he will 100 per cent go down as a legend. Anyone that contributes to the team at that level, and if he continues the way he plays he will be remembered as a great,” Brown told your-promotional-code.co.uk.

“He was absolutely brilliant when he burst on to the scene, and the second season can always be hard. But now he’s knuckled down again and I know he works really hard, and he’s getting his rewards.

“He’s got great feet, he’s fast, strong and has started to put the ball in the back of the net. He’s getting better and better, which is great for United fans.”

Manchester United are in sixth place in the Premier League table and three points adrift of Chelsea FC, who are in pole position to secure the final Champions League qualification spot.

The Red Devils have only managed to secure a top-four finish on two occasions since Sir Alex Ferguson stood down as manager after his 13th title success in 2013.

Rashford has scored more goals this season than either of his previous three Premier League campaigns after netting eight goals in 20 top-flight outings.

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