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Bruno Fernandes defends Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford after just one goal in six games

‘Marcus Rashford does a great job … football isn’t just about goals and assists, it’s about the team’: Bruno Fernandes defends teammate after scoring just one goal in six games

  • Marcus Rashford has 15 goals for Man United in the Premier League this season
  • The English striker’s penalty against Bournemouth is his only goal in six games
  • United midfielder Bruno Fernandes says Rashford is an important part of their good shape
  • Rashford last scored in open game when he scored against Norwich on January 11

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has dismissed concerns about Marcus Rashford’s scoring drought by insisting that the English striker offers the team much more than just goals.

Rashford’s penalty in United’s 5-2 demolition of Bournemouth at Old Trafford was his only goal in his last six games in all competitions.

The 22-year-old has not scored in the open game since United defeated Norwich 4-0 on January 11, although a back injury kept him out of the game for several months before the Premier League restarted last month.

Striker Marcus Rashford has scored one goal in his last six games for Manchester United

Striker Marcus Rashford has scored one goal in his last six games for Manchester United

British ace Rashford scored twice in Norwich in January, but has since fought for goals

British ace Rashford scored twice in Norwich in January, but has since fought for goals

British ace Rashford scored twice in Norwich in January, but has since fought for goals

“I think everyone’s talking about Marcus not scoring many goals, but he’s doing a great job,” said Fernandes. United website.

“The game he is playing now may not reach his goals and all, but with everything we do now he will achieve more goals and more assists.

Football is not just about goals and assists, it’s about the team and Marcus plays very well for the team. ‘

Rashford scored 20 goals in all competitions this season and helped United to fifth place as part of an unbeaten run of 17 games with five consecutive wins since they retired 1-1 at Tottenham in their first game.

“I hope Marcus can find more goals, because he deserves it for the work he does for the team,” said Fernandes.

Influential Midfield Arrival Bruno Fernandes has praised the track Rashford performs for United

Influential Midfield Arrival Bruno Fernandes has praised the track Rashford performs for United

Influential Midfield Arrival Bruno Fernandes has praised the track Rashford performs for United

Nobody sees it because everyone sees the goals and who scores and helps. The work he does for the team is great.

“Marcus has been injured for a long time, so it’s hard to find that confidence, to shoot from afar.

“But he’s doing a great job for the group and I think he deserves credit for that.”

United are one point behind fourth-placed Leicester ahead of Southampton’s visit to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Monday night.

Rashford scored a penalty as his team drove past Bournemouth with a 5-2 win over Old Trafford

Rashford scored a penalty as his team drove past Bournemouth with a 5-2 win over Old Trafford

Rashford scored a penalty as his team drove past Bournemouth with a 5-2 win over Old Trafford

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