Newcastle legend Alan Shearer has claimed that Manchester United striker Rasmus Hojlund will undoubtedly be involved by the truth that he’s but to attain within the Premier League.
Since his £72million summer season transfer to United from Atalanta, Hojlund has had a really promising begin to life at Previous Trafford.
The Dane has scored 5 targets for United, all of which have come within the Champions League – he’s at present the best prime scorer within the competitors alongside Atletico Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.
Hojlund is nevertheless but to begin firing within the Premier League.
He has come very shut a number of occasions, nevertheless it simply hasn’t occurred but for the 20-year-old.
In opposition to Luton City on Saturday, he had a wonderful likelihood to lastly break his duck from a shocking Marcus Rashford cross. Nevertheless, Hojlund couldn’t make a clear sufficient connection to information the ball previous the attain of Thomas Kaminski.
The previous Atalanta man had to get replaced within the second half after choosing up what initially appeared like a hamstring harm.
An replace has since been issued and it’s understood Hojlund sustained a muscle pressure. There may be hope he might make a return to motion earlier than the top of the month.
Talking on The Relaxation is Soccer podcast (by way of The Mirror), Shearer defined that the United star has the potential to come back good at his new membership regardless of his struggles in England’s prime flight.
Shearer mentioned, “I really feel a bit sorry for him. He shouldn’t be within the place he’s in, by way of the charge that’s been paid for him and the stress that’s on him. He needs to be one that’s in, then out, utilizing him in its place and beginning him right here and there.”
“They need to have an enormous hitter in there so I do have a little bit of sympathy for him. I do see that there’s a potential goal-scorer in there. He can be having sleepless nights due to what is going on in entrance of objective within the Premier League. It appears like he’ll be injured now along with his hamstring, however there’s positively one thing there.”
Gary Lineker agreed with Shearer’s sentiment that Hojlund is gifted sufficient to make it at United.
Lineker remarked, “Think about once they begin scoring. I like his motion, I believe the targets will come. He definitely ought to have scored one yesterday [against Luton], however he has scored 5 targets within the Champions League this season, which is an uncommon means spherical to do it.”