|Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford scores one of his two goals against Arsenal on his Premier League debut last season. He hopes to play as a centre-forward against them on Saturday. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters|
Marcus Rashford’s enormous try out for José Mourinho’s Manchester United will come against Arsenal on Saturday in if he is given the No9 position. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s one-match suspension implies an opportunity opens up at focus forward in a major match interestingly since Mourinho assumed control and made the Swede his totem signing.
It was against Arsenal that Rashford got his first Premier League goals last February, scoring twice after he had done likewise on debut against Midtjylland three days prior, and he will would like to set out another marker against Arsène Wenger’s side.
Ibrahimovic’s abundantly trumpeted landing on a free transfer posed a question of Rashford: what might it mean for him taking after a stellar start to a profession in which the adolescent was last season’s hot prospect and he was cleared the distance to playing for England at Euro 2016?
|Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring Manchester United’s winner at Hull in August, one of four goals he has got this season. Photograph: McNulty/JMP/Rex/Shutterstock|
Rashford turned into a virtual fixture in the lone-striker part for Louis van Gaal’s United – a run that included beginning May’s FA Cup last and finished with eight goals in 18 appearances. He additionally scored once – on debut – for England, yet when United travelled out to Bournemouth on the season’s opening day the response to the question was not what he hoped for.
Ibrahimovic was at focus forward, which was no extraordinary astonish, yet Rashford was dropped, which raised eyebrows. His mix of rawness, pace, spilling ability and completing is extraordinary to Mourinho’s squad yet the coach could discover no place for him in the XI, nor as a substitution.