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Gary Neville voices reservations regarding Rasmus Hojlund at Man United.

The Red Devils legend hopes Manchester United's leadership are attentively observing Harry Kane's situation, as he sees Hojlund as a potential adept protege for the England skipper.


Gary Neville has candidly voiced his reservations regarding Rasmus Hojlund spearheading Manchester United's frontline.



The youthful 20-year-old sensation has solidified his commitment to the Old Trafford club by signing an impressive five-year contract, making him the third marquee addition during Erik ten Hag's tenure this summer. The substantial investment [£72 million] propels Hojlund into the echelons of United's top-priced signings throughout their illustrious history.



Arriving from Serie A's Atalanta, Hojlund steps into the pivotal role of centre forward after a solitary season with the first team, where he modestly notched nine goals across 32 league appearances.



Nonetheless, Neville articulates a discerning viewpoint, suggesting that the Danish international might encounter challenges as he tries to adapt to the pivotal role at the Theatre of Dreams.



Furthermore, the revered figure of the Red Devils' past holds optimism for the future by underscoring the importance of the club's leadership attentively monitoring Harry Kane's circumstances. Neville perceives Hojlund as a prospective and skilled understudy for the English national team captain, further emphasising his potential significance to the team's success.



'I hope they're [Manchester United] being clever, and [Harry] Kane's being clever', Neville said on The Overlap Fan Debate. 'And they’re waiting to get a deal whereby they agree a deal with [Bayern] Munich, he says "no I’m not going, and I want to go to United".



'United need Kane, they still need the young lad as well [Rasmus Hojlund] to back him up and bed in and play his 25/30 games because he didn’t play every game for Atalanta last season.



'I’m worried that we’ve got this kid up front that, to be fair, has massive pressure on his shoulders.


'Everyone’s going to be watching him, he needs that pressure taken off him a bit. Kane puts United into that sort of realm of catching Arsenal and [Manchester] City.'



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