Chris Smalling has nothing at all but praise for Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford inside the wake of his recent rise to prominence.
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has hailed Marcus Rashford following his beautiful get started to life within the first team and feels the youngster’s energetic method strikes fear into defenders.
Rashford created his United debut inside the 5-1 Europa League win more than Midtjylland back in February, scoring twice in 12 minutes to finish a comfortable victory.
He has because gone on to score 5 objectives in eight appearances in all competitions, which includes the winner in United’s 1-0 win over Manchester City in the weekend and Smalling has nothing but praise for his 18-year-old team-mate.
“You can see he’s constantly around the defender’s shoulder and I feel if I was up against him, he’s 1 who would absolutely put fear in you,” Smalling told MUTV.
“He’s completed it in the earlier games at the same time, so it’s good for him and excellent for us.
“It’s so refreshing to see a young kid who desires to run and preserve operating. You could see he cramped up [at the finish from the game against City], but that didn’t quit him.
“He was the man to step up.”