Marcus Rashfords importance to Manchester United is not lost on Erik ten Hag
Erik ten Hag believes Marcus Rashford is in the best place to realise his ambitions as the Manchester United boss looks to construct a team that can conquer England and Europe.
The Old Trafford giants are synonymous with silverware but have only won three major trophies since Sir Alex Ferguson bowed out as a Premier League champion in 2013.
United have floundered for much of that time and are in the midst of their worst trophy drought in 40 years, having failed to land silverware since lifting the Europa League aloft in 2017.
But there is a feeling of positivity and progress under summer appointment Ten Hag, who is preparing for Wednesdays Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Nottingham Forest.
Rejuvenated Rashford has been key to that upturn in fortunes and negotiations are under way over a new deal, with the homegrown stars current contract expiring in 18 months.
It is confidential about talks between clubs and players, Ten Hag said. I think he understands Man United is his club. Thats first.
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