Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has backed striker, Marcus Rashford to produce more brilliant display this season, after their 4-0 win over Chelsea in their Premier League opener on Sunday.
Solskjaer, who said that he is expecting more from Rashford, believes the England international is capable of playing more games this term.
He also said that he was pleased with forward, Anthony Martial’s performance against Frank Lampard’s side.
Marcus Rashford netted twice, while Anthony Martial and James also got on the scoresheet, as the Red Devils kicked off the new campaign with a big win at Old Trafford.
“I think Marcus is developing really well,” Solskjaer told reporters at Old Trafford after the match. “He’s growing, you see his stature now, his body. He’s capable of playing more this year.
“He struggled with his ankle last season, so this year I expect more from him. But the whole squad, we’re fitter, we’re stronger. You can see in that second half we are more than capable of lasting games.
“He’s getting fitter and is a year older. We’ve had six weeks to work on a shape we want to look like and he’s exceptional when there’s space in behind.
“And the third goal, he almost got the same against Kristiansund [in a pre-season] friendly in Norway, but his touch let him down. Thankfully he brought it down [this time].”
Solskjaer added: “It’s always important for a striker [to score goals], but how do you react? Do you drop your shoulders, [and think] ‘I’ve scored my goal now’, or do you get hungrier and realise, ‘That’s where I score my goals’?
“It’s not out wide on the left-hand side showing your skills, it’s in that box, and I was so pleased for Anthony scoring from five yards after that cross because I’ve not seen too many of them [from him].”