Scott McTominay was the hero as Manchester United grabbed a vital victory in opposition to Aston Villa on Sunday evening.
Nonetheless, as soon as once more, United’s in-form striker Rasmus Hojlund, discovered the again of the web to increase his scoring streak to 5 Premier League video games.
After failing to attain within the league till Boxing Day, the younger Dane hasn’t stopped in 2024.
The truth is, the previous Atalanta striker has the spectacular statistic of six objectives and two assists in his final seven video games for the Pink Devils.
Many younger gamers may need buried their heads within the sand after such a testing begin, however the teenager has stood as much as be counted when his aspect wanted him most.
BBC’s Match of the Day programme has acknowledged that Hojlund “is the second-youngest participant to attain in 5 successive Premier League video games, solely behind Nicolas Anelka”.
Anelka was solely 19 when he scored in 5 consecutive video games for Arsenal within the late Nineties.
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) February 11, 2024
Many pundits had been fast to jot down off the Dane and he felt the wrath of pundit Roy Keane after his wasteful efficiency in opposition to Wigan within the cup at first of the yr.
Nonetheless, the Dane has roared again and gained over quite a few pundits and gamers along with his showings of late.
Clearly, his teammates know his expertise as Luke Shaw has predicted he’ll grow to be “top-of-the-line” and Casemiro believes he can “outline an period” at Outdated Trafford.
After his objective right this moment, the Sky Sports activities pundits had been additionally complimentary of the Dane’s progress as Paul Merson claimed the participant would have snatched on the probability at first of the season however completed it effectively this time round.
Roy Keane additionally claimed that the teenager is “on hearth in the mean time” and should assume he’ll rating each time he steps onto the pitch.
Hojlund will purpose to proceed his fantastic kind and make it six in a row subsequent weekend versus Luton subsequent weekend.