Marcus Rashford Banned from Manchester United’s Dressing Room
A month ago many football fans didn’t know who is Marcus Rashford but now he is one of the hottest young prospect in football world. Rashford scored the winning goal against Manchester City at The Etihad Stadium last Sunday. He his enjoying a bright start to his career and has helped save Manchester United’s season with already 5 goals in just 8 appearances.
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Despite his heroics for United this year, Teenage goal hero Marcus Rashford isn’t permitted to rest or change in the first team’s dressing room at Manchester United’s training ground, According to reports, the 18-year-old sensation and the other young debutants this season under Louis van Gaal haven’t yet earned the right to share the dressing room and sit alongside the senior stars of the club.
The Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal wants Marcus Rashford and other youngsters like Guillermo Varela, Donald Love, Regan Poole, James Weir and Joe Riley must change with their own age groups in the Under-21 dressing room.
Once they are ready with their kits, The youngsters then join up with the senior players like David de Gea, Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Morgan Schneiderlin on the first team training pitch.Again when the training session is over, They return to the Under-21 dressing room. The story remains same for lunch. Marcus Rashford and other youngsters sit in their own age group while the senior stars have their lunch together.
Louis Van Gaal and his assistant Ryan Giggs along with the new Acadamy boss Nicky Butt are following this principle as they want to keep their young stars grounded. Therefore, they aren’t giving the future stars all the first team privileges immediately.
Since bursting in the limelight against Danish side FC Mitdjylland, Marcus Rashford is living a dream. Three days later, Rashford scored two goals against Arsenal at Old Trafford and Manchester United beat them 3-2. Rashford has scored against Liverpool and made the headline again when he scored in the 1-0 win over Manchester City.Rashford is getting a new contract by the club. The youngster is currently earning £5,000-a-week which will be tripled to £15,000 under the new deal being negotiated.