Marcus Rashford has admitted the lure of overtaking Liverpool is a big motivation for Manchester United’s gamers as they put together to start a brand new season.
United completed third within the 2019/20 marketing campaign, although have been a way behind Jurgen Klopp’s title-winning facet, with a 33-point chasm between the 2 rivals.
United fan and academy product Rashford couldn’t cover his eagerness to try to reel in Liverpool, however admitted United have a lot to enhance upon underneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer earlier than they’ll problem for the Premier League title.
“I feel that is pure for anybody who performs for the membership or anybody who’s from Manchester,” Rashford informed the Press Affiliation when requested about Liverpool. United rivals Man Metropolis are additionally being broadly tipped to reclaim the title in 2020/21.
“We now have to make use of all that as motivation to maintain enhancing as a group,” Rashford mentioned. “However we won’t lose sight of what is essential, and that is our personal group’s growth and to maintain enhancing. You’ll find your self generally wanting an excessive amount of elsewhere, however we play our greatest and we enhance most after we focus on ourselves as people and as a group.
“The supervisor at all times desires us to try this and that is one of the simplest ways to do it.”
United haven’t gained the league since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 and Rashford has challenged his teammates at Outdated Trafford to churn out constant outcomes to present themselves an opportunity this time round.
“It is clearly an enormous step,” he added. “The lads labored laborious and for me, it is what we deserved as a group (ending third). We have had some robust instances this season and a few instances the place we have been unstoppable.
“However we have to discover that consistency, that is the largest factor for us. We now have fairly a younger group, so if we will discover that consistency, that might be essential for us.”