Manchester United star urged to strongly consider transfer away because of Jose Mourinho

Marcus Rashford has again been advised by a former Liverpool player to consider a transfer away from Manchester United soon.

The England international has struggled for playing time at Old Trafford but struck the winning goal for his country against Switzerland last night.

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This prompted Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher to discuss Rashford’s situation, and he was quoted in the Metro as saying he believes he may have to take a step down in order to play more before making it at a big club like United.

Another ex-Red, Phil Thompson, is now saying the same, calling on Rashford to ask ‘big questions’ in the summer if his situation doesn’t improve.

In a somewhat stronger message than Carragher’s, Thompson also stated his belief that United manager Jose Mourinho doesn’t trust the youngster, and that that is a big cause for concern in terms of getting the playing time he needs to develop and improve.

‘He’s a very talented boy… But is he going to fit in at Manchester United? I don’t think so,’ Thompson told Sky Sports.

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Marcus Rashford celebrates his goal for England against Switzerland

‘I don’t think there’s a trust from the manager to the player that he can do it on a regular basis. I think that’s why he’s only coming into the team now and again because I don’t think he trusts him.

‘He is only 20 and probably needs more time. I think this season is big for him. Come the end of this season he needs to make a decision.

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‘He’s got to start laying regularly. He needs to analyse his game-time. I don’t think there’s total trust between the player and the manager. Next summer big questions need to be asked.’

Rashford first burst onto the scene in the 2015/16 season but hasn’t really kicked on since then, with Mourinho first shifting him out wide and then barely starting him since signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal this January.

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