Marcus Rashford’s hat-trick in opposition to RB Leipzig has been hailed by former Manchester United stars Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes.
The England worldwide got here off the bench to place the Bundesliga leaders to the sword, inspiring United to a 5-Zero win to make it back-to-back victories within the Champions League.
Rashford has earned reward each on and off the sector in current months and his sensational show was highlighted by Ferdinand after the match.
“He’s on fireplace. The one means I can clarify tonight’s little cameo is nearly like being on the playground at college and the massive boy comes and performs – just like the sixth-former – comes and performs with the first-years and simply bullies everybody,” Ferdinand advised BT Sport.
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” Too fast, too robust and takes the dinner cash, he did the lot tonight. He made defenders – who we had been marvelling about earlier than the sport – appear like schoolboys tonight.
“He’s received a lot potential – there’s nonetheless a lot development in his recreation. There are areas he can nonetheless enhance on and I feel he’s very conscious of that. He’s any person who’s intent on studying and turning into a greater participant.”
The reward for Rashford was echoed by Scholes, who additionally praised the influence that Bruno Fernandes had coming off the bench.
“That was electrical when he (Rashford) got here on,” Scholes mentioned. “Fernandes, when he got here on, rapidly, United had some possession of their half, which they didn’t have within the first-half. Marcus, with that velocity and his ending, was ruthless as effectively.
“He was sensible. You’ve come to count on this from him. Good ball from Fernandes (for Rashford’s second purpose) – nice imaginative and prescient, he’s in all probability the one participant on the pitch who might see that.
“I favored his ruthlessness tonight, you felt like each time he went by, he was not giving the goalkeeper an opportunity, he was smashing it within the internet. His ending has been questioned prior to now, but when he sticks with tonight’s angle, you’re 25 objectives from him.”