Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial both have 20 goals for Manchester United in all competitions this season, with their goals helping to put us in a position to climb in to the top four if we beat Southampton on Monday night, and potentially third depending on Leicester’s result this afternoon.

It’s undeniable what an impact new signing Bruno Fernandes has had on the team but he’s singled out Rashford for praise in terms of what he contributes to the team in an interview with the official site.

Like you saw, Mason scored a beautiful goal again and Anthony and Marcus did very well. I think everyone is talking about Marcus not scoring a lot of goals but he is doing an amazing job. The game he is playing now, maybe he is not achieving his goals and everything but, with everything we are doing now, he will achieve more goals and more assists. In the games, in the complete football, because football is not just about goals and assists, it is about the team and Marcus is playing very well for the team.

Anthony is playing very well and scoring goals, which is what you want as a striker, and Mason is a young kid who is scoring every time in different ways, so you always need to expect something new from him.

I hope Marcus can find more goals because he deserves it for the work he is doing for the team, and nobody sees it because everyone sees the goals and who scores and assists. The work he is doing for the team is amazing.

Marcus was injured for a long time so it’s difficult to find that confidence again, to do things like shoot from far out. But he is doing an amazing job for the group and I think he deserves credit for this.

Since the restart, Rashford hasn’t been scoring as many, but Fernandes is right to point out the contribution he is making to the team.




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