Former Manchester City goalkeeper David James believes Marcus Rashford would be a ‘valuable asset’ to Liverpool and has told him how he could make a switch to the Merseysiders.
The United striker has struggled to make an impact this season as he has only started 10 Premier League matches. That MEN Sports t recently reported that the English national team player is considering his future at Old Trafford after being left out of the starting line-up for the derby defeat to Manchester City.
James has suggested that Rashford would thrive at Liverpool, although he admitted that the rivalry between the two clubs would make any direct switch from United to Liverpool unlikely. That said, he highlighted a player who famously crossed the border via a third party, explaining to GGRecon: “Paul Ince, who played for both, went to Liverpool via Inter Milan from Manchester United.
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“Marcus Rashford, in terms of age, he is young enough now that if he had to move somewhere else before moving to Liverpool, in a sort of long-term plan, then it could happen. But because of the age he is now, it would be time to get him. “
James described Rashford as an ‘extremely underutilized resource’ at United and claimed that his style of play might fit better with Jurgen Klopp’s set-up. “I just think he has all the qualities of being a fake nine-player going through the middle, instead of being stuck out,” James added.
“Therefore, again, when you look at Liverpool’s fluid nature, he could actually play wide and in the middle and essentially do whatever he wants if he played in that Liverpool team. I do not think he can afford it. with Manchester United with their dependence on e.g. [Cristiano] Ronaldo goes down the middle. ”
He continued: “In a theoretical world, if you took the rivalry out of the equation, I would snatch him right away. I think he can be a valuable asset to Liverpool.
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