Manchester United boss states Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood can be “so much better.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thinks Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood can still be “so much better”, with the Manchester United manager open up to more reinforcing his attack.
The Old Trafford giants are on course to have 2 players struck the 20-goal mark in the very same campaign considering that considering that Dimitar Berbatov and Javier Hernandez in 2010-11
Martial’s first hat-trick took him level with Rashford on 19 goals, while 18- year-old academy graduate Greenwood has actually discovered the net 13 times in an exceptional advancement season.
The trio have actually stepped up after Solskjaer permitted Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to leave for Inter Milan last summer, however the former striker’s joy features a cravings for them to kick on once again.
Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial have actually enhanced this season (Michael Regan/NMC Swimming Pool)
“Romelu’s a very good goalscorer – he’ll score goals in any team that he plays in,” the United boss stated. “It was time now for him to move on and pursue other dreams.
” For us, as a group, it was time to permit our forwards to feel that self-confidence and feel that practically need of playing and being required that you play every game, 2, 3, 4 games, 5, 6, 7 games on the bounce and carry out.
” Due to the fact that in the end that’s how you get to another level, a various level.
” I think all 3 that we have actually discussed have actually had a great advancement this season– however they can be so much much better.
“All three, I’m still waiting to see them blossom because there’s parts of their game that they still need to improve on.”
Solskjaer stated he has “always had faith” in the trio, who he thinks have actually enhanced with trust and have actually taken obligation at various phases of the season.
Odion Ighalo showed up on loan in January to strengthen those assaulting choices and the 1999 treble hero states the strikers understand his desire for them to enhance features a need to “make decisions for the team and the club”.
Asked if Martial, Rashford and Greenwood’s advancement affected his thinking when it concerned possibly purchasing another striker in the transfer window, Solskjaer stated: “You need competition for locations at Man United.
” If you think you have actually got a magnificent right to be playing every game and doing so well that we’re not going to try to find players to change you, you remain in the incorrect location.
” I have actually been here for so several years myself as a striker and Teddy Sheringham can be found in, Dwight Yorke can be found in, Ruud van Nistelrooy can be found in, Wayne Rooney can be found in.
” We have actually constantly got to take a look at enhancing. And if they do not enhance, well, we may need to look elsewhere to improve since we need to be much better.
“We’re too far away from where we need to be and want to be.”
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United are unbeaten in 14 in all competitions and have a possibility of raising a trophy this season, however they are an eye-watering 37 points behind Premier League champions Liverpool and lie 6th ahead of Tuesday’s journey to Brighton.
“It’s the Premier League, with quality players and quality teams, so I would never ever say ‘this is an easy game’ in the Premier League,” he stated when a possibly kind run- in was pointed out. “Definitely no possibility.
” We simply need to concentrate on one game at a time, win this one so we can enter into the next one sensation more positive.
“But also push on because complacency, that kicks you somewhere you don’t want to get kicked in football, and any game is a difficult one.”
Angel Gomes is set to leave Manchester United (Martin Rickett/PA)
Tuesday not just brings attention on the field however off it as extremely-rated Angel Gomes’ contract ends, with Solskjaer confessing “doesn’t look like” the teen will be remaining regardless of a contract offer being on the table.
“Well, you can ask Angel why he’s not signed,” Solskjaer stated. “He’s not signed yet, there’s still … I do not understand where, what the talks lag the scenes.
” Angel’s a leading kid. Obviously there’s individuals around him that recommends him to do various things.
“If he doesn’t sign, all the best to Angel. I’m going to follow his career if he doesn’t sign for us. If he signs for us, let’s kick on.”