Rooney: Little sympathy for Rashford this season-ZoomTech News

Rooney: Little sympathy for Rashford this season-ZoomTech News

Wayne Rooney has mentioned he believes Marcus Rashford is the one participant on the membership who can overtake him as Manchester United’s all-time prime scorer, however mentioned he has restricted sympathy amid a tough season for the ahead.

Rashford scored a career-high 30 targets in all competitions final season however has netted simply seven occasions for United this marketing campaign — his newest coming in United’s conflict towards Everton on Saturday.

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The 26-year-old ahead was fined and neglected of United’s FA Cup fourth-round win over Newport County final month after visiting a Belfast nightclub earlier than telling the membership he was too ailing to coach. Rashford later mentioned he feels he’s handled too harshly by the media.

When asked by TNT Sports forward of the Everton conflict whether or not he has sympathy for Rashford, Rooney mentioned: “Not a lot to be sincere. He is in a privileged place the place he is taking part in for Manchester United.

“I’ve mentioned earlier than, he is the one participant I actually believed might go and get my goalscoring document, and I hope he does as a result of he is a Manchester lad, however he must hit some consistency.

“In fact, he is not having the most effective of seasons however he wants to search out some type and consistency and develop into a frontrunner of this workforce.”

Rooney scored 253 targets in 559 video games throughout a 13-year profession at United, with Rashford simply shy of half that whole.

“I do not assume Marcus is that sort of participant, I do not assume he is a frontrunner and generally his physique language would not look the most effective from that viewpoint,” Rooney mentioned.

“For me I have a look at the likes of Casemiro, [Raphael] Varane, Bruno [Fernandes] as captain. They’re gamers who must be getting that out of Marcus as a result of generally you want your teammates to get extra out of you as effectively.”

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