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Ten Hag is Confident in Rashford-Hojlund Partnership at Man United.



Manchester United's manager, Erik ten Hag, holds firm belief that Rasmus Hojlund and Marcus Rashford are on the cusp of forging a prolific strike partnership for the club. While it may take some time for the forwards to fully synchronize, their collaboration ahead of a diamond-formation midfield signals Erik's anticipation of their ability to disrupt defences effectively.

In a home debut against Brighton & Hove Albion, Denmark international Rasmus Hojlund showcased his potential, only to be denied a dream goal when VAR ruled out his clever finish from a Rashford delivery, judging the ball to have marginally crossed the byline before it was delivered.



As the Red Devils prepare to face Bayern Munich at the formidable Allianz Arena in their UEFA Champions League Group A opener, the prospect of sparks flying between these two front-runners adds to the excitement.


When questioned about Marcus Rashford's adaptability to partner with the former Atalanta man, Erik's response, as reported by manutd.com, was unequivocal: "Yes, absolutely. The two can benefit from each other. But they have to know each other, and that process has only just started. At the same time, we need results, so it has to go hand in hand."


Erik emphasised the importance of learning from every training session and game, saying: "But we learn from every training [session] and we learn from every game. Of course, we reflect togetherness and lead that as a coaching staff. But we have also seen that Rasmus and Rashy are together, they're talking about how they can benefit from it."



He further noted the visible discussion and interaction on the pitch, signalling a positive sign. "So you can see that discussion, that interaction on the pitch is going on, and that is a good sign. I'm sure they will get that connection. I think the connection is already there, but I think they will get there."

As Manchester United prepare for the challenges ahead, the budding partnership between Hojlund and Rashford promises to be a key narrative. Several Man United fans eagerly await the moment when these two dynamic talents truly click, igniting the club's attack and charting a course for success in both domestic and European competitions.


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