Marcus Rashford Told To Emulate This Former United Star To Become A Better Goalscorer

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Former United coach Rene Meulensteen has urged Marcus Rashford to emulate former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo to become a better goalscorer.

Meulensteen said: “In many ways, Cristiano is unique because he had such huge belief in his own ability. I do think that Marcus Rashford has got a similar mindset to be the best player he can – and I think he should use Cristiano as his role model.

“Cristiano’s natural instinct was to always try to score the most beautiful goal possible – and that is something I also see in Marcus Rashford.

“I made him realise that he had to become a great goalscorer rather than a scorer of great goals. That meant scoring more goals, not more spectacular goals.

“Of course, we worked on his technique for finishing, but we also worked on his thinking process so that he would naturally get himself in the right positions to help him score more goals.”