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Manchester United: These fans think that Marcus Rashford should play as a winger

Manchester United: These fans think that Marcus Rashford should play as a winger

Marcus Rashford scored his first goal in exactly one month last night, opening the scoring in England’s 6-0 thrashing of Bulgaria in Euro 2020 qualifying.

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His last Manchester United goal came on September 14th when he netted from the penalty spot against Leicester, with his only other goals this season being scored against Chelsea in their Premier League opener in August.

That brace against Chelsea came with the 21-year-old playing on the left wing, where he played for United’s first three games this season before Anthony Martial’s hamstring injury resulted in him being moved to a centre-forward role which has yielded only one goal in his last seven games for his club. [via TransferMarkt]

Rashford started on the left side of a three-man England attack in Sofia and took just seven minutes to get Gareth Southgate’s team off the mark.

He had regularly played in a wide role under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has predominantly fielded him in a centre-forward role over the last few months.

These Manchester United fans on Twitter called for Rashford to be redeployed as a winger after scoring from that position for England last night:

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