Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has been criticised by Liverpool legend and former Manchester United striker Michael Owen who believes that Rashford doesn’t have enough desire to score goals.
Owen doesn’t think Rashford has what it takes to be United’s top scorer, but Rashford has dismissed such talks and insists that competing with a striker like Harry Kane makes him want to score more goals.
“If you watch training, then you’d see how it all works,” Rashford said in a news conference.
“I could use Harry as an example. He’s one of the best finishers that I’ve played with and whenever we do finishing, in my head, it’s about being as close to him as possible.
“So if he scores six, you want to score six, if he scores seven, you want to score eight. Little things like that are the bits that people never see.
“Even though we’re fighting for the same position, or to be in the same team, we really do drive each other on and it’s very important that you have that sort of atmosphere within a team.
“He [Owen] can only go on what he sees. Whereas the people around me [know]. Especially when I was younger, the reason why you started playing is because you see things that you like and for me, it was goals and watching exciting people doing exciting things with the ball.
“So, the important thing is I know what I want, what I want to become and what I will become if I keep my mind on it.”