Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are wondering what has happened to their local hero Marcus Rashford in recent months, ever since the arrival of Alexis Sanchez – he’s had to be happy with a sub-role within the team.
The Englishman has been at Old Trafford for well over 12 years now, and many of our United fans in the bar feel like he’s not going to reach the heights for his childhood club if the minutes don’t start to pick back up.
This could be down to a lot of different things, Jose Mourinho has opted to use Sanchez on the left-hand side of the front three, a role in which Rashford was making his own, alongside the immoveable Lukaku upfront; there’s no real place for Rashford in the team at present. Many in the bar think that by making him switch to the right, it could bring something different to the team in terms of going forward, but reports say he’s not happy in that role.
With all that being said in recent months, the unhappiness and lack of game time are going hand-in-hand and with only grabbing eight minutes in the Manchester derby, seemingly being the final nail in Rashford’s recent decline. With reports of the England international not happy and wanting more first-team opportunities, it may be time for him to turn his back on his beloved club, and our landlord feels these TWO players should follow him out of the door…
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