Rashford is the most talented player I’ve ever played with – Man Utd captain Maguire


Retrieved 11 May 2020, 05:54 IST

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire named Marcus Rashford the most talented player.

Rashford, 22, scored 19 goals in 31 games before suffering a serious back injury in January, enjoying a great season.

The England forward has continued to improve and Maguire has praised the talent of his connected teammates.

“I think as a club you should have a captain and rely on him, but you need to spread the influence of leadership in the group,” defender UTD told the podcast.

“Marcus is there and he fights in every game. Obviously he’s got a very bad injury but he’s fighting hard to get back. He rarely misses the game.

“He’s always looking to make himself available I think you can see the place up close, on and off the field, he’s great with his charitable work, which is great to see.

“On the pitch, as I said, he surprised me. He’s the most talented player ever.

He also has ten goals in 36 appearances for England. Rashford enjoyed his greatest promotion for United and reached double-digits in the Premier League in his second straight season.

While praising his teammates in Maguire, he was wary of putting too much pressure on Rashford.

“I always spoke so much for Marcus whenever I was with him in the English team. I can’t speak for him enough. I think he’s going to have an exceptional career,” he said.

“I don’t want to put too much pressure on him but I think he’s going to be a great player for Manchester United as he is now.

“The best six-a-side player I’ve played with is Mar.