Incredible Marcus Rashford Equals 56-Year-old Record for English Club Manchester United

Incredible Marcus Rashford Equals 56-Year-old Record for English Club Manchester United

- Marcus Rashford has continued to shatter and set records at Premier League club Manchester United

- The 23-year-old striker has now equalled a goal-scoring record for the club after 56 years

- Rashford equals Sir Bobby Charlton’s 8 goals in European competition in a single season

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Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has set a new record for the English club following his strike in their 2-0 win over Granada in the Europa League.

The red Devils take a giant leap ahead of the return leg - with Bruno Fernandes also going into the score-sheet following his spot-kick late in the encounter.

The 23-year-old Rashford has now equalled a 56-year-old Manchester United goalscoring record becoming the first United player to score 8 goals in European competition proper in a season since Sir Bobby Charlton.

Charlton is considered among the finest players to have ever represented the Premier League giants, a legacy Rashford himself might hope to emulate by the time he hangs up his boots.

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The forward has now struck on 87 occasions in 261 matches for United, assisting a further 52 strikes.

Incredible Marcus Rashford equals 56-Year-old record for English club Manchester United
Marcus Rashford celebrates a goal for Manchester United. Photo: Álex Cámara
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Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has painted a grim picture of Anthony Martial's fitness after the Man United star picked a knee injury during international duty.

Martial was forced off with a knee problem during France's 2-0 win over Kazakhstan last weekend, ruling him out of United's Premier League meeting with Brighton on Sunday, April 4.

The striker was able to play during the fixture briefly before he was eventually substituted.

He went on to miss France's midweek clash with Bosnia-Herzegovina and ultimately the Brighton tie.

At the time, France head coach Didier Deschamps downplayed the severity of the knee injury, insisting it was not serious.

However, Solskjaer has come out to reveal Martial may not return before the end of the ongoing season. earlier reported that Charlie Savage has taken after his father Robbie Savage following his decision to sign his first professional contract with Manchester United.

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The teenage sensation shared the news of his progress online and will hope to break into the first team very soon.

Just like his father, 17-year-old Charlie also plays in the midfield and will be aiming to do beter than his dad did at Old Trafford. The youngster has however vowed to continue to work hard.

Charlie has made 19 appearances for the Red Devils U18 team - scoring two goals and five assists across competitions.


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