Ex-Man Utd star claims Marcus Rashford is as good as Kylian Mbappe

Ex-Man Utd star claims Marcus Rashford is as good as Kylian Mbappe

Former Manchester United forward Louis Saha has claimed that Marcus Rashford is at ‘the same level as Kylian Mbappe’ when he has the eye of the tiger.

Rashford has been decent in the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar, having scored three goals in three matches in the competition so far.

The Man United forward has regularly been compared to Kylian Mbappe, thanks to both players having similar playing patterns.

Rashford started against Wales and scored twice including a stunning free-kick to help the Three Lions beat Wales 3-0 to finish the group stage as the winners of Group B.

The 25-year-old may not have started regularly under Gareth Southgate but Louis Saha still believes the Manchester United no.10 is ‘unplayable’ and as good as Mbappe when he plays with utter focus, determination and self-confidence.

Speaking ahead of England’s round of 16 clash against Senegal, Saha, who’s a huge fan of the Manchester United star, said: “I really like Marcus Rashford, you know he can be a starter, he’s such a talent and threat.

“In less than 20 minutes against Iran, he showed how dangerous he can be. I love Harry Kane, but Rashford is a humongous talent and I love to see him at this level.

“Kane is the best player, but Rashford is my favourite player in the England squad because of his style and I really enjoy watching him play.

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“When Rashford has the eye of the tiger, he’s unplayable and at the same level as Kylian Mbappe.”

The Manchester United forward would go blank against Senegal after Gareth Southgate decided to bring him on late in the game against Senegal.

Kylian Mbappe would score twice and set up an assist to help France beat Poland 3-0 to reach the quarter-final.

France will come up against England in the quarter-final of the Qatar World Cup this weekend and many would love to see Mabppe and Rashford go head-to-head once again but this time, on the biggest stage.