In light of the criticism of his performances last season, Marcus Rashford has confessed he was his own harshest critic and knows he endured a difficult season with Manchester United last season. The 24-year-old struggled for form last season, contributing just seven goals in all competitions.
Although he missed the first months of the season due to shoulder surgery, a lot was expected of him. Marcus Rashford as soon as he comes back. However, the young striker has struggled to find his footing in the 2020/21 season and that combined with Manchester UnitedThe form of saw both sides struggle. In the end, with the Red Devils barely finishing in sixth place, Rashford enjoyed his worst season in front of goal in years as he netted just five times in all competitions.
However, in light of the criticism over it, the 24-year-old admitted he was his own ‘toughest critic and I know when I’m not playing my best football’. Not only that, Rashford added that he feels much more ready this time around due to the fact that he had a good pre-season with the team and revealed that everyone is eager to get going again.
“I think it’s normal when we don’t play the way we should play. [that] you get criticized. It’s part and parcel of the game. I’ve always said that I’m my own toughest critic and I know when I’m not playing my best football and I know when I need to improve. Last season was definitely a time for me to reflect,” Rashford said, Sky Sports reported.
“I’ve had time off this summer and a long pre-season, so I feel a lot more ready this season. I think it’s obviously difficult when you lose. We don’t like to lose and I think it’s It’s the same for everyone as an individual.
“When you lose games and you don’t score points, it’s hard to have fun on the pitch. I hope we can start the season much better than that, but we have to use last season as fuel to improve and prove that we are better players than what we showed last year,” he added.
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