Ahead of our meeting with Paris Saint-Germain tonight, Thomas Tuchel has heaped praise on Marcus Rashford.
Rashford has enjoyed massive commendations for his efforts to end child poverty in the UK, but aside his humanitarian side, Tuchel has also been impressed by the young Englishman’s footballing abilities.
The 23 year old was on target for United the last time we met the French side, and Tuchel is particularly wary of his speed and shooting skills.
He said ahead of tonight’s game: “We value him very much when he plays in England and not Parc des Princes, honestly, because [him scoring against us] gets a little bit annoying.
“The guy is a very young adult who takes his responsibility on and off the pitch very impressively. I have met him as an opponent three times and every time I’ve met a calm and humble guy and a nice person, which is amazing. I like this mixture a lot.
“For me personally, the sporting side is clear – he’s a big threat with his speed, with his ability to score, with his determination and his finishing. He’s very precise, taking shots inside and outside of the box. He is super rapid on counter-attacks and strong in the air with headers.
“He’s had a big impact and it’s nice to see guys like him from the Academy having such a big impact in a big, big club like United.”