Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Marcus Rashford to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo for Manchester United

first_img Comment Advertisement Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged Manchester United star Marcus Rashford to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo by scoring more goals from inside the penalty area.Rashford’s dramatic late goal sent United through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday evening at the expense of PSG.The England international has scored 14 goals this season – and seven in 16 under Solskjaer – but United’s caretaker boss insists he can improve.‘I keep battering him [Rashford] with that he also should score as many goals as Rom [Lukaku],’ Solskjaer said on Friday.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘You should always get those simple tap ins, finishes, like Rom’s scored the last few games.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Rashy’s goals sometimes are worldies and he does have a sensational strike of the ball.‘But you see the change in Cristiano’s goals from when he was young to now, he scores more from inside the box and that’s what Rashy has to improve as well.’Rashford broke into Manchester United’s first-team in 2016 and has since made over 150 appearances for his boyhood club. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Marcus Rashford to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo for Manchester United Rashford is thriving under United’s interim boss (Picture: Getty) Solskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:09FullscreenSolskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’https://metro.co.uk/video/solskjaer-wasnt-sure-going-score-1877498/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.And Solskjaer, who replaced Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford in December, added: ‘We all know all the legends we’ve had at this club that have stayed so long and they’ve been one-club players and we hope that Rashy is going to be one of them.‘It’s both up to him and us of course. If he keeps producing he’ll stay in the team and that’s up to him to stay in the team.’Solskjaer, meanwhile, insists he is focused on improving Manchester United rather than his own future at the club.The Norway legend is expected to be appointed United’s permanent manager at some point before the summer.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘I love managing these boys, I love working here,’ the Red Devils legend said.‘As I said so many times, I am just doing the best I can every single day, and if and when… if it comes to a decision to be made, we’ve got to think about that.‘I am not here to get excited, I am here to do my job. I am contracted to Man United until the end of June.’MORE: Liverpool provide Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain update after injury scare in Under-23s match Metro Sport ReporterFriday 8 Mar 2019 10:25 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kShares Advertisementlast_img

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