The stats that show Marcus Rashford’s huge improvement under Solskjaer

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After being in and out of the Manchester United team under Jose Mourinho, Marcus Rashford has become an integral part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. 

Rashford was publicly criticised by Mourinho and struggled with inconsistency, but he is now one of the best players in the league.

We’ve compared the 22-year-old’s Premier League stats under Solskjaer to those he recorded under Mourinho at United to see where he has improved.

Uunder Mourinho

Games: 81
Starts: 42

Games at LW: 42
Games at RW: 11
Games at AM: 2
Games at ST: 26

Goals: 15
Assists: 12

Minutes per goal: 290.4
Minutes per goal or assist: 161.3

Under Solskjaer

Games: 41
Starts: 39

Games at LW: 18
Games at RW: 1
Games at AM: 0
Games at ST: 22

Goals: 21
Assists: 7

Minutes per goal: 160.7
Minutes per goal or assist: 120.5

As the stats show, Rashford was often on the fringes under Mourinho but has played a much more prominent role under Solskjaer.

The forward also averages a goal or assist on a more regular basis under the Norwegian, and has already scored more goals in Solskjaer’s reign than he managed under Mourinho.


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