A former Previous Trafford favorite says the pair can forge the same relationship to the one he loved with Andy Cole on the peak of his profession
Dwight Yorke has highlighted similarities between Anthony Martial and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, whereas expressing his perception that Marcus Rashford is the “excellent companion” for the Manchester United striker.
Martial is at the moment having fun with essentially the most prolific season of his United profession to this point.
The Frenchman has discovered the web 19 instances in 37 appearances in all competitions, along with his newest treble of targets coming in a 3-Zero victory over Sheffield United final week – which marked his first hat-trick for the membership.
Rashford has hit the identical variety of targets in three fewer matches, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opted to push the England worldwide out onto the left wing whereas favouring Martial as his first-choice centre-forward.
Yorke thinks the United duo have already constructed up a “good connection” and he can see an efficient partnership blossoming within the coming years which might hark again to his personal with Andy Cole.
The ex-Pink Devils striker additionally in contrast Martial’s attacking journey to his personal and Premier League nice Henry’s, stating that their pure potential in entrance of objective led to a change of place.
Yorke instructed The Solar: “Anthony jogs my memory of myself and Thierry Henry in the way in which he has began his profession enjoying out huge on the left or proper earlier than creating into somebody who can play down the center, whereas Marcus doesn’t get the credit score for a way clever a participant he’s.
“He’s the proper companion for Anthony in that he can play simply off him as a quantity ten and drop into the pockets, going lengthy or quick or floating huge off very like I did with Andy Cole. Not that he must be caught in that function as a result of he also can run past Anthony to get his targets too.
“I can see a great bond creating between the 2 and good connection.
“In fact each will like to attain and so they know as forwards they get judged on that however, as you noticed towards Sheffield United, Marcus seemed simply as happy to have set Anthony up for 2 of his targets as properly.
“The bottom line is constructing on that understanding but in addition having the religion of the supervisor who appears to have stated to them ‘you might be my entrance two’ and given them their heads to exit and do it.”
Yorke went on to insist that Solskjaer is the proper man to supervise Martial and Rashford’s improvement attributable to his earlier expertise as a “top-level” striker.
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He added: “You don’t essentially want that have as a supervisor when you’ve got performed at a stage like Ole has.
“He has been there and skilled what it’s like on the very prime stage. He has remembered it, discovered from it and is now implanting it himself. You’ll be able to see that in his work with Anthony and Marcus.
“The primary two targets from Anthony towards Sheffield United had been correct objective poaching targets like Ole loved scoring himself.”