Roy Keane reveals he doubted Marcus Rashford had the ‘personality’ to be Man United’s main man
Roy Keane reveals he doubted Marcus Rashford had the ‘personality’ to be Man United’s main man as legend hails forward’s stunning form… as Gary Neville insists he needs to emulate Mo Salah and lead the club to titles
- Rashford had struggled for form but has enjoyed a hugely successful season
- Keane praised Rashford for taking the responsibility to help United succeed
- Neville challenged the forward to emulate to consistency of Salah going forward
Roy Keane has admitted he doubted whether Marcus Rashford had the ability to become Manchester United’s main man.
Rashford has been in scintillating form for the Red Devils season, scoring 25 times so far.
He had a difficult couple of years on the field, but has turned into one of the form players on the planet this term.
Keane was speaking ahead of United’s Premier League game against Liverpool on Sunday.
Speaking on Sky Sports, he admitted he wondered whether the forward had what it took to make it to the top, but praised his attitude for doing so.
Roy Keane has admitted he questioned whether Marcus Rashford had the personality to become one of Manchester United’s top players
Keane praised the forward for hitting form this season and taking the responsibility to succeed
‘He’s in great form’, Keane began. ‘I wasn’t sure if he had that personality but he has, he’s taken the responsibility.
‘I think he’s enjoyed the responsibility. He’s in the form of his life, clear mentally, he’s focusing on his football now, it’s his priority and he’s getting rewards.’
Gary Neville, also speaking on Sky, compared Rashford to Mo Salah as United and Liverpool’s talismen.
Rashford was compared to Liverpool’s Mo Salah by Gary Neville ahead of the game between United and the Reds
Neville challenged Rashford to hit the consistent heights of Salah to help United win more trophies
Salah could become Liverpool’s all-time top goal scorer in Premier League history against United after years of success in a red shirt.
Neville challenged Rashford to hit the heights of his Merseyside counterpart as United continue their revival under Erik ten Hag.
‘What he’s done this season is fantastic but Salah’s been doing it consistently, winning titles’, Neville said.
‘He needs to do it and take United to those titles.’