Marcus Rashford (born 31 October 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team.
A Manchester United player from the age of seven, he scored two goals on both his first-team debut against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016 and his Premier League debut against Arsenal three days later.
He also scored in his first Manchester derby match, his first EFL Cup match and his first UEFA Champions League match. With United, Rashford has so far won the FA Cup, EFL Cup, FA Community Shield and UEFA Europa League.
Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes Marcus Rashford should play as a centre-forward against Manchester City in the FA Cup final next month.
Rashford made his first appearance back for Manchester United after a two-game absence on Thursday night. He replaced Antony who was taken off the pitch by stretcher in the first half.
While Erik ten Hag may not have wanted to introduce the 25-year-old so early, he will have been pleased with his impact. Initially, the Englishman played on the wing before moving into the centre when Anthony Martial was substituted with 20 minutes to go. ALSO READ: United player ratings vs Chelsea It was in the striker role where he bagged United's fourth goal capitalising on sloppy Chelsea play.
Following the 4-1 victory, Hasselbaink spoke to Sky Sports about his admiration for the Reds' star man and where he sees him fitting into the system at Wembley. "I like him on the left but I also like him in the middle," the 51-year-old said. "It depends what team you’re playing against. "If you’re playing against Man City and you’re going to counter-attack, I can understand that they’re going to play him through the middle.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk