Today's Top Words:
united manchester 13 you had players transfer me lukaku p club think manager man fernandes
Wes Brown backs Marcus Rashford to become Manchester United’s greatest player and dismisses Barcelona transfer links

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to MUFC Live

Marcus Rashford can become Manchester United’s greatest player, according to Wes Brown (Picture: Getty)

Marcus Rashford can become Manchester United’s greatest-ever player and will not consider leaving his boyhood club for Barcelona, according to Red Devils hero Wes Brown.

Rashford, 22, made his 200th United appearance last weekend and scored twice as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side smashed Norwich City 4-0 at Old Trafford.

The brace took Rashford’s overall tally to 64 and means the England international has outscored a number of former Manchester United stars – including Cristiano Ronaldo – in his first 200 matches.

Brown has dismissed the chances of Rashford leaving (Picture: Getty)

Brown, who won five Premier League titles and two Champions Leagues at the Theatre of Dreams, has dismissed the chances of Rashford leaving and says he can become United’s best-ever player.

Barcelona expressed interest in signing Rashford last summer and are said to be considering reviving their interest in the forward.

Advertisement Advertisement

But asked if he fears Rashford leaving Manchester United, Brown told ‘Not a chance. He’s been at United for many, many years and he’s home-grown.

More: Football

Solskjaer rates Rashford's chances of facing Liverpool after injury vs Wolves

Leroy Sane having second thoughts over Bayern Munich move

Bruno Fernandes agrees personal terms with Manchester United

‘He’s playing some excellent football and just made his 200th appearance. He’s scored more goals at this stage of his career than some of the top players in history.

‘Marcus is a Manchester United player. He will only want to help the club and improve as a player.

‘He’s at that stage now where if he can continue like this, he does come into the greatest of all time bracket for United so I’m sure that’s what he’s thinking about.’

Rashford has been one of United’s best players this season (Picture: Getty)

Rashford has been one of Manchester United’s best players this season, scoring 19 goals in 31 appearances for a team still striving to find consistency under Solskjaer.

The Red Devils have won less than half of their Premier League fixtures and currently sit fifth – five points below fourth-placed Chelsea – ahead of this weekend’s trip to unbeaten leaders Liverpool.

‘It’s been mixed really,’ said Brown, discussing his former club’s season to date.

Brown sees positives in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign as manager (Picture: Getty)

‘There’s been times when the team has performed really well and it shows they can do it, but then there’s been other times when the team has slipped off and got really bad results.

Advertisement Advertisement

‘The main thing is we have beaten some of the best teams so that is encouraging. The young lads have definitely boosted us so hopefully we can get better and better and really kick on now.’

On Solskjaer’s reign as Manchester United manager, Brown added: ‘It’s been mixed as well but Ole knows what he wants from the players.

Marriott are giving fans the chance to upgrade their seats at Old Trafford to sit alongside a club legend

‘He understands what it’s going to take to get the players to the standard we need at Manchester United. He’s brought in some young lads who have been exceptional, especially [Mason] Greenwood and [Brandon] Williams, and that’s been a big positive.

‘Whenever they’ve played they’ve been really good. We need the mix of senior lads and home-grown players and Ole is getting it back to how he thinks it should be run.’

Manchester United made Harry Maguire the most expensive defender in history when they spent £80million to secure his signature last summer.

And former England defender Brown has been impressed by his performances at Old Trafford.

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

‘I think he’s been quality,’ Brown said, speaking from the Marriott Hotels Seat of Dreams at Old Trafford. ‘He’s brought a calmness to the team that just wasn’t there before.


‘Maguire and [Victor] Lindelof have got an understanding and then you throw in Aaron Wan-Bissaka who has had a fantastic start and I think he will only get better.

‘But Harry is experienced, he knows how to play in the Premier League and he’s brought a calmness to the team. I’ve been impressed.’

Marriott Hotels, Official Hotel Partner of Manchester United, is upgrading three fans at each home Premier League match to the Marriott Hotels #SeatOfDreams. Fans will watch the match from the best seats in the house at Old Trafford and be joined on the sofa by a Manchester United legend.

MORE: Sporting planning for future without Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes

MORE: Manchester United to be offered chance to sign PSG superstar Edinson Cavani

More: Football

Manchester United offered chance to sign PSG superstar Edinson Cavani

Sporting Lisbon boss speaks out on Manchester United's move for Bruno Fernandes

Michael Owen's Premier League predictions including Liverpool vs Manchester United

Advertisement Advertisement Share this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy linkShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitter MoreFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona transfer newsManchester United FCManchester United Transfer NewsMarcus RashfordOle Gunnar SolskjaerPremier LeagueTransfer News and RumoursWes BrownSolskjaer explains note he passed to Juan Mata during Man Utd's win over WolvesYes, you CAN afford to go skiing – here’s how!Michael Owen's Premier League predictions including Liverpool vs Manchester UnitedBeautiful empty beaches, awe-inspiring ruins and all the arancini you can eat: Why it’s all about Sicily in 2020 View Comments »

For more news relating to Chelsea, visit our sister site Chelsea Live.
Click to visit Metro | Click to return to MUFC Live
Share MUFC Live

Dont Buy The Sun

rss icon

Arsenal News - Chelsea News - Everton News - Liverpool FC News - Man City News - Manchester United News - Newcastle News - Spurs News - West Ham News - Celtic News - Rangers News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - Shortwave Radio Schedules - < - Contact

©2018 MUFC Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]