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Gary Neville claims Marcus Rashford looks ‘more enthusiastic’ for Man Utd after spotting star’s ‘happy’ warm-up

GARY NEVILLE has praised Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford for his return to action.

Making his first appearance since exiting the World Cup the Red Devils forward scored against Burnley in the Carabao Cup tie.

Marcus Rashford was on target against Burnley
Gary Neville believed Rashford seems more ‘enthusiastic’ after he was all smiles during the warm-up

Rashford enjoyed a good World Cup campaign with England, in which he scored three times.

But it was not enough to make it past the quarter-final stage as the Three Lions lost to France.

Rashford did have a chance to force the game into extra time with a free-kick in the final moments but was off target.

And Neville was happy to see that the disappointment had not got to him as he was smiling during the warm-up ahead of their win at Old Trafford.

He told Sky Sports: “I think that is the hardest of the positions on the right that Marcus plays.

“He is better centrally and he is better on the left certainly.

“On the right, I think it is difficult for him at times but he looks more enthusiastic and more willing to play there at this moment in time and he makes the best of it.

“I thought generally he was happy in the warm-up, he looked like he was ready to come back.


“You think about the World Cup and the impact will have had on some of these teams, you have got the Brazilians out there and some of the English lads out there that have been knocked out in the quarter-final games.

“He has come back and looks like he is happy, and I think it is a good warm-up game to get back into the Premier League”.

Rashford scored during his side’s 2-0 win over the Clarets with a brilliant finish following a powerful run with the ball.

After the game, the 25-year-old admitted he was disappointed about being knocked out.

He said: “To be honest, it is more just emotion-wise because it is so disappointing feeling to get knocked out and you have to just pick yourself up.

“There’s no time to feel sorry for yourself when you come back here so it’s just about getting results.”

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