After a long wait, Man United fans witnessed the debut of rookie Rasmus Hojlund. The Danish striker came on to replace Anthony Martial in the second half of the match between Man United and Arsenal.
Despite the Red Devils’ final defeat, Hojlund received high praise from experts. The former Atalanta star showed outstanding strengths such as the ability to press, build walls, move without the ball….
Former football player Paul Merson had the following thoughts: Comparison between Man United’s Hojlund and blockbuster signature Mykhailo Mudryk Chelsea side. Sharing on Sky Sports, Merson commented:
“Rasmus Hojlund looked good. However, his performance was only in the last 20 minutes of the match. I witnessed Mykhailo Mudryk’s performance in 20 minutes against Liverpool in January. Since then, Mudryk has gone missing. in Chelsea colors”.
Hojlund’s presence is expected to help coach Erik ten Hag solve the number 9 problem in Man United’s attack. Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford was returned to his natural left wing position.
After the first four rounds in this year’s Premier League, Man United ranked 11th in the rankings, gaining 6 points with two wins and two defeats.
Mr. Nguyen | 19:47 September 6, 2023