It’s no secret that Rashford struggled to find his form last season as he had his lowest-ever goalscoring season. Throughout the 2021-22 season, Rashford only hit the back of the net five times in total.
The 25-year-old has looked reborn this season though and you could argue he is United’s most important player right now. With 18 goals already, he has more than doubled his tally from last season.
Rashford has scored nine league goals from an xG of 9.2 which highlights how clinical he has been. No player in the United squad has a higher xG total than Rashford this season.
He has completed more successful dribbles (35) than any other Manchester United player this season.
Marcus Rashford has now scored 31.6% of Man Utd’s goals in all competitions this season
9 - Marcus Rashford has scored nine goals in all competitions since the World Cup finished, the most of any player in Europe’s big five leagues. Elite.
Marcus Rashford looks like a “lean, fighting machine” according to Roy Keane, who praised the striker for taking responsibility after a 10th goal in 10 games.
Marcus Rashford has been in great form since the World Cup.
With his strike against Forest, the 25-year-old became the first United player to score five or more goals in a single League Cup campaign since Carlos Tevez notched six in 2008-09.
Marcus Rashford has scored more goals across all competitions than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues since the World Cup:
◎ 17 games
◉ 16 goals
And he’s now scored in each of his last seven Premier League games at Old Trafford.