Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has talked about Rasmus Hojlund’s performances in his debut season at Manchester United, drawing parallels with Reds star Darwin Nunez.
Manchester United signed Denmark worldwide Hojlund for a large €75 million ($80.22 million) price from Atalanta BC in August. The younger Dane has proven some flashes of brilliance, however he has but to ascertain himself as a daily goal-getter. Enjoying 13 video games in all competitions, Hojlund has scored thrice, with all of these coming within the UEFA Champions League.
Carragher Believes Rashford & Fernandes’ Poor Type Is Hurting Manchester United Newboy Hojlund
Talking on Sky Sports activities, Carragher stated that Rashford and Fernandes’ poor type has additionally damage Hojlund, because the 20-year-old has not been getting significant probabilities to transform.
The previous defender stated (through Manchester Night Information):
“I feel a transparent downside as effectively is as a result of Manchester United are struggling and Rashford hasn’t scored too many, or Fernandes, they’re determined to type of rating objectives, in order that they’ve bought that mindset.
“They’ve that mindset going into video games, so that’s not serving to him [Hojlund].”
Carragher then in contrast Hojlund’s state of affairs with Nunez’s, who additionally drew criticism for failing to search out the again of the web. He concluded by saying:
“It’s a little bit just like Nunez final season. There are actually issues there that you simply like, and so they actually look promising. It’s simply whether or not he can kick into gear and find yourself getting them objectives.”
Liverpool Star Nunez Has Improved A Lot In The Final Yr
Like Manchester United, Liverpool, too spent a mini fortune to signal Nunez from Benfica final summer season. And similar as Hojlund, Nunez struggled to search out his footing in England. The Uruguay worldwide’s ending was mediocre at finest, with them managing to attain simply 15 instances and supply 4 assists in 42 matches in all competitions.
The Uruguay worldwide nonetheless must work loads on his ending, however his total gameplay has improved fairly noticeably during the last 12 months. Nunez, who can function on the left wing in addition to in a central place, has featured in 15 video games up to now throughout competitions, pitching in with seven objectives and 5 assists. If Hojlund manages to observe in his footsteps, United might have a world-beater on their fingers.