JOSE MOURINHO has jokingly dubbed himself the “the monster that kills kids” as he claimed Marcus Rashford stays crucial to his squad.
Manchester United sealed a deal for Alexis Sanchez remaining week and that forged doubt over how a lot taking part in time the England teen used to be going to get.
And Mourinho mocked his personal recognition for no longer giving the adolescence an opportunity and mentioned Rashford would nonetheless get sufficient recreation time.
Mourinho mentioned: “Marcus’ tale is reasonably attention-grabbing as a result of he began taking part in with Mr [Louis] Van Gaal, when the staff used to be actually in hassle, to have choices.
“Then ‘The monster that kills the sons and daughters’ arrived, however he performs each and every recreation since then.
“He performs each and every recreation, beginning or coming from the bench, as a striker, as a left winger, as a proper winger. Then he is going to the nationwide staff.
“The child is having a hell of an revel in at each and every stage, so an awesome long term waits for him and being surrounded through those avid gamers can simplest assist him.
But the entire tale of Marcus — will he get mins and suits? — that tale is actually outdated, as a result of he’s an important participant for us.”
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Rashford has began 20 video games underneath Mourinho this season and has featured in all 36 suits in some shape this season.
But with the likes of Sanchez, Anthony Martial, Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku round, Mourinho has warned his attackers they should battle for his or her positions.
Mourinho added: “In assault, it is tricky for us to reinforce. Where are we going to get a greater mixture of avid gamers than now we have?
“We can’t purchase Lionel Messi, we can’t purchase Cristiano Ronaldo – those are the most productive avid gamers of the decade.
“Where can we get better players than Mata, Martial, Lingard, Rashford, Alexis, Lukaku? In attack, we have an amazing group of players.”