Marcus Rashford brilliantly reacts to getting the #10 jersey at Manchester United

Last night, Manchester United found themselves a new #10. Marcus Rashford follows in the footsteps of some absolute legends who have worn such an iconic jersey number in the past, and what an honour it is for the 20-year-old.

It’s such a brilliant show-of-faith in an up-and-coming star from a manager that apparently doesn’t trust in youth, but that’s a debate for another day entirely.

As for Rashford, he must be buzzing right now. Shortly after taking to the field for the first time as our #10, the young man took to Twitter to express his delight and gratitude.

Honestly, I’m just thrilled for the young man. He always gives absolutely everything for the cause, and at this point in time, he is a regular in Jose Mourinho’s team. It seems fitting that the home-grown talent gets himself the #10, particularly after improving year-on-year since he burst onto the scene under Louis van Gaal.

In terms of pecking order, he’s certainly ahead of Anthony Martial after the Frenchman’s fallout with the gaffer,  I’m a traditionalist in the regard that players with low numbers have to feature almost weekly. Rashford’s in a great place to do that right now, and he’ll be feeling fresh after barely featuring for England during the World Cup. Every cloud and all that, eh?

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