Arsenal legend Paul Merson has slammed Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford after his performance in England’s goalless draw with Croatia on Friday night.
According to Merson, the 20-year-old isn’t a natural goalscorer.
Rashford spurned England’s two best opportunities during their 0-0 draw in Croatia on Friday night and also missed from six yards against Newcastle United before the international break.
“I don’t think he’s a gifted finisher, he’s not a natural goalscorer,” Merson told Sky Sports.
“People will say he scored three in three for England before the Croatia game, but he’s not a natural goalscorer.
“When you’re playing for a top club, and playing for England, you need to be putting chances away. You look at Romelu Lukaku scoring two the other night for Belgium – he’s a goalscorer.
“There was a header against Newcastle from six yards out, he put it wide, and the chances in Croatia the other night.
“You can’t play up front for one of the biggest clubs in the world and miss chances like that. You need to be putting them away to play up front for Manchester United.”