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Jamie Carragher reveals the solution to Marcus Rashford's 'problem' at Manchester United

Mirror logo Mirror 12/09/2018 Thomas Bristow

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Jamie Carragher believes Marcus Rashford has a problem at Manchester United - but has offered a solution which many Red Devils fans won't like. 

The 20-year-old followed up his goal against Spain by finding the net once again against Switzerland on Tuesday night.

Gareth Southgate selected the forward to start both games and was duly rewarded by his show of faith.

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Rashford has only started once in four games for United this season, coming off the bench a further two times.

Following England's win at the King Power Stadium, Carragher argued that while Romelu Lukaku is at United Rashford will continue to have a lack of game time.

The Liverpool legend offered that a solution for the young forward could be for him to move to a club outside the Premier League's top six, much like how the Belgian striker did.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field © Credits: Shaun Botterill

"The problem he's got, and it's the same for every young striker at big clubs, nothing's harder than that position," Carragher said on Sky Sports. 

"And you look at Lukaku, I don't see him ever displacing Lukaku while he's there.

a man in a red shirt © Credits: Getty "But remember Lukaku at Chelsea , he had to come away to Everton . Then ended up as the top scorer one season at Everton in the Premier League, then gets his move to Man United. 

"And possibly Everton is the sort of club, just below the top six, similar to what Lukaku did [when he moved], when you know you're going to play every week. You're going to be that centre-forward.

"You know if you have a couple of games where you don't score you're still going to play the next week. I think that's the problem he has at Man United.

a football player on a field © Credits: Reuters "I think last season, Brighton away, Mourinho had a pop at him and Lukaku went straight back into the team. That's the problem you're always going to have."

When asked if he needs to leave United, Carragher replied: "I think so, yes."

He then added: "In order to play centre-forward for Manchester United you've got to be world class. Rashford's not world class yet. He might be at 23 or 24.

"So Rashford might have to move away to come back to a top team."


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