Marcus Rashford urged to make Cristiano Ronaldo demand as Man United’s main man | Football | Sport

Rashford is starting to be a important determine in the United crew and is spearheading their forward participate in, whilst Keane believes that his former aspect demands a chief on the pitch and hopes that Rashford can abide by Ronaldo’s example for the duration of the Portuguese star’s very first spell at Old Trafford and consider up that duty.

“Marcus, what is he 25 years of age? This is the place he’s peaking now,” Keane informed Sky Sports activities. “Over the previous few many years he’s played a large amount of game titles for United, large video games for England, and often the penny drops for a participant in phrases of his conclusion-building and placing the ball in the back of the net. They’ve type of desired him.

“This is the query mark I have had in excess of Marcus the previous couple yrs – has he acquired that personality to stage up to the plate? United have experienced some terrific strikers around the years – Ronaldo, [Ruud] van Nistelrooy, Andy Cole, Mark Hughes, the listing goes on and on. I think United need an individual like that and I hope Marcus is stating ‘listen, I want that accountability to be the major gentleman.’

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“You glance at him physically, we ended up on the pitchside and you see the gamers, you seem at Marcus coming out and he is, he appears to be lean,” Keane included. “You would not want to be up versus him. If you’re a full-back again and he’s operating at you, all the greatest.

“You have to get persons in and about to support you, and Forest didn’t actually do that well plenty of tonight, and when they did there wasn’t interaction or they weren’t intense sufficient. When Marcus is jogging at you all the finest, he appears like a proper, lean battling machine.

“When a participant leaves a club in some cases the obligation will come down to a participant. All over again, he’s 25, he’s not a child anymore, in some cases possibly it is just the timing but he’s ready for that. He does not appear to have any niggles any more whilst the very last 12 months or two he was missing one particular or two video games due to the fact of that groin, little niggly accidents like that. He seems to have cleared all that up and he’s participating in with self confidence and he’s in a good place mentally as effectively which is massive.”