Gary Lineker says Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford is special

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford scores their first goal

Manchester United won against Chelsea in the Premier League at the weekend.

Gary Lineker

Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker has expressed his admiration of Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford on social networking site Twitter.

Lineker was impressed with the performance of Rashford for United against Chelsea in the Premier League at the weekend.

The 19-year-old England international started the game at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon and played for 83 minutes.

The talented teenager scored in the seventh minute of the match to help United get the better of Chelsea 2-0.

Former Tottenham striker Lineker was following the match, and he was impressed with Rashford’s performance.

Rashford is a very promising young forward, and he has a lot of potential. One should not be surprised if in the coming years he establishes himself as one of the best players in his position in the Premier League.

The England international forward has scored five goals and created 17 chances in 26 Premier League appearances for United so far this season.

The Red Devils are fifth in the league table at the moment with 60 points from 31 matches.

Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring the first goal for England

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