Rashford can be as good as Ronaldo, says Solskjaer

Thank you for your reading and interest in the news Rashford can be as good as Ronaldo, says Solskjaer and now with details

Aden - Yasmin Abdel Azim - Marcus Rashford Image Credit: Reuters

Manchester: Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has all the attributes to be as good as five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Rashford scored in United’s 2-1 win over champions Manchester City at the weekend to take his tally to 10 league goals for the season, already equalling his best return in the top flight midway through the campaign.

The 22-year-old England international has 13 goals in his last 14 games for club and country and Solskjaer said he saw similarities with Portuguese forward Ronaldo, who scored 118 times in 292 appearances for United from 2003-2009.

“It’s very easy to compare the two of them, yes,” Solskjaer said. “Both with skills, body shape, attitude, attributes everything. The boy has every chance in the world to become a top, top player. Let’s hope he continues like this.”

Rashford has previously been criticised for a perceived lack of composure in front of goal but he is flourishing under Solskjaer, who scored 126 goals in 366 appearances as a player for United.

The Norwegian said there was much more to come from Rashford.

“As long as he keeps being positive and being direct and thinking about getting in front of the goal and getting chances, he’ll score goals,” Solskjaer said.

United, who are fifth in the Premier League, face Dutch side AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League on Thursday.

These were the details of the news Rashford can be as good as Ronaldo, says Solskjaer for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Gulf News and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

NEXT French football season declared over, PSG awarded title