Rashford Reveals How He Endured “Ups And Downs” Under Mourinho

Rashford Reveals How He Endured “Ups And Downs” Under Mourinho

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has admitted it was a “tough period” playing under former Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho during his time at Old Trafford, which he believes has helped him improve as a player.

However, the England international feels he benefited from the experience and the “mental toughness” he has developed has helped Rashford become the player he is now.

“It was tough but I think when you look back on it in five or six years, they're the moments that give you that mental toughness,” Rashford told UTD Podcast.

“As an all-round player, I've improved a lot and a lot is down to those two years under Jose.

“We had ups and downs.

“When I look back at it, it was a tough period, but definitely a period that made me a better player.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Mourinho and Rashford has flourished this season under the guidance of the Norwegian.

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The 22-year-old has scored 19 goals in 31 appearances in all competitions this campaign, 15 of which came from the wing and he scored four in nine games as a centre-forward.

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