Marcus Rashford a special talent – Van Gaal
Teenage striker Marcus Rashford is a “special talent”, according to Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.
The 18-year-old marked his Premier League debut with two goals in three minutes as United beat Arsenal 3-2.
Rashford also scored twice on his first-team debut against FC Midtjylland in the Europa League on Thursday.
Van Gaal said: “Youngsters often play well in the first match. The second is different. Marcus played well in both so he is a special talent.”
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The former Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich boss said Rashford’s debut compared favourably with those by some of football’s biggest stars, namely Patrick Kluivert, Xavi and Thomas Muller.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was also impressed by the youngster