Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to enhance, saying he’s open to additional strengthening his assault regardless of their spectacular goalscoring kind this season. The Outdated Trafford giants are heading in the right direction to have two gamers hit the 20-goal mark in the identical marketing campaign, in all competitions, since Dimitar Berbatov and Javier Hernandez in 2010/11. Martial’s first Manchester United hat-trick, in opposition to Sheffield United final week, took him to stage with Rashford on 19 objectives, whereas 18-year-old academy graduate Mason Greenwood has discovered the web 12 instances in a breakthrough season.
“I feel all three that we have now talked about have had an excellent improvement this season — however they are often so significantly better,” he stated forward of his aspect’s Premier League match at Brighton on Tuesday.
“All three, I am nonetheless ready to see them blossom as a result of there are components of their sport that they nonetheless want to enhance on.”
Odion Ighalo arrived on mortgage in January to bolster United’s attacking choices and Solskjaer stated the strikers know his need for them to enhance comes with a have to “make selections for the group and the membership”.
“If you happen to assume you have bought a divine proper to be taking part in each sport and doing so effectively that we’re not going to search for gamers to interchange you, you are within the improper place,” he stated.
“I have been right here for therefore a few years myself as a striker and Teddy Sheringham is available in, Dwight Yorke is available in, Ruud van Nistelrooy is available in, Wayne Rooney is available in.
“We have at all times bought to take a look at bettering. And if they do not enhance, effectively, we’d must look some other place to get higher as a result of we have now to be higher.
“We’re too far-off from the place we must be and wish to be.”
United, unbeaten in 14 video games in all competitions, are sixth within the Premier League desk, 5 factors behind fourth-placed Chelsea within the race for a Champions League spot.
Solskjaer dismissed the notion that United have a straightforward run-in, with matches in opposition to a bunch of relegation strugglers to come back.
“It is the Premier League, with high quality gamers and high quality groups, so I might by no means ever say ‘that is a straightforward sport’ within the Premier League,” he stated. “Completely no probability.”
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