Erik Ten Hag is backing Marcus Rashford to show his poor type round.
Regardless of having fun with his greatest goalscoring season final marketing campaign, Rashford, 26, seems a shadow of his former self this day trip.
Scoring simply two objectives in 14 video games throughout all competitions, United’s quantity 10 has been little greater than a passenger, and with Alejandro Garnacho arguably the aspect’s most in-form participant, Rashford has discovered his common left-wing place beneath risk.
Beginning on the precise on the expense of Antony towards Newcastle on Saturday evening, Rashford dropped one other catastrophe class earlier than being substituted with half-hour to play.
And coming beneath criticism for what was one other abysmal exhibiting, this time at St. James’ Park, Rashford has by no means appeared so low on confidence.
Ten Hag is adamant the 26-year-old can flip it round although.
Talking to reporters following his aspect’s newest defeat, the Dutchman held agency in his perception that Rashford’s laborious work in coaching will translate on the pitch finally.
“He works laborious every single day in coaching. He’ll get again, I’m certain,” the United boss instructed reporters, as quoted by the membership. “He’ll recuperate and will get all our assist.”
United’s subsequent match shall be at Previous Trafford towards Mauricio Pochettino’s struggling Chelsea on Wednesday.
Failure to take all three factors wouldn’t solely see Ten Hag plunged additional beneath strain however the aspect may additionally drop to as little as tenth within the desk.