Wayne Rooney has revealed that he needs Marcus Rashford to stay a Manchester United participant and for him to develop into the membership’s prime scorer in historical past.
The plea from Rashford comes simply days after Mirror Football revealed that Arsenal are plotting a transfer for the wantaway ahead. The Gunners should signal a striker in the summertime and really feel they might tempt the England worldwide to the Emirates Stadium in a cut-price deal.
It has been reported that Rashford is weighing up his choices heading into the latter phases of the season, rising sad along with his lack of minutes below Ralf Rangnick at United. However the 24-year-old has been instructed to stay at Previous Trafford by Pink Devils hero Wayne Rooney.
In accordance with The Sun, Rooney spoke of Rashford at a black-tie occasion on Saturday evening, saying: “To get the file and be Manchester United’s highest aim scorer, it’s f***ing huge. However I hope the file is damaged.
“What I hope is that Marcus Rashford f***ing will get his head out of his a**e and goes and breaks that file. He’s a Manchester lad.” The robust claims for Rashford to re-evaluate his scenario will definitely be heard by the ahead, although whether or not it’s sufficient for him to proceed at United stays to be seen.
The academy product has scored 4 and assisted two for United in 19 Premier League appearances this season, however many really feel his performances haven’t been as much as scratch and the winger has misplaced the ‘spark’ that made him one in every of England’s most enjoyable younger prospects beforehand. However Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta shall be hoping he can get Rashford’s profession again on monitor if he is ready to signal the ahead by integrating him right into a group of younger gamers all equally dedicated to his mission.
However Tony Cascarino has referred to as for the Gunners to rethink pursuing the wantaway star as he feels that Rashford isn’t the out and out striker that the membership want. Talking on talkSPORT, Cascarino defined: “To be a pure striker, and that is one thing I realized alongside the way in which and I obtained higher at as I obtained older, so Marcus might develop into higher as a result of there’s no motive why somebody can’t enhance, you need to be very, very scientific.
“It’s important to punish as a result of, should you’re going to a membership like Arsenal, they’re seeking to progress and be a Champions League group, so you need to be scientific in entrance of aim.” Arsenal let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang depart for Barcelona in January, and with Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette out of contract on the finish of the season, Arteta shall be eying up a couple of ahead in the summertime.
Former Chelsea striker Cascarino continued: “I joked and typically referred to as [Alexandre] Lacazette ‘Lack a end’, which is a bit harsh as a result of I feel he’s a good participant, however he’s not been scientific sufficient for Arsenal. They’ve wanted that, for him to be punishing groups, and I don’t suppose Marcus is prepared to try this at Arsenal.”