Ryan Giggs wants Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial to add more goals to their game

Submitted on Tue, 10/24/2017 - 16:46

Manchester United legend-turned-pundit Ryan Giggs believes Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial could be termed as top-class players, should they start scoring for Manchester United on a regular basis.

The pair have shared the duties on the left side of the attack with Jose Mourinho reluctant to play them together on the playing field.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Giggs is impressed by the tussle between the young forwards, he said: "The battle between Marcus Rashford and Antony Martial has been great to follow. I could definitely see them in the same team, with Marcus being more of a natural centre-forward whereas Martial is more of a left-sided forward but can also play centrally."

Rashford and Martial have played together just once in the 4-1 thumping of Burton Albion in the League Cup and they are likely to get another opportunity this month with Swansea City hosting the fourth round of the same competition.

Despite the progress, the duo have yet to contribute goals on a regular basis, although they have started the new season in good fashion with three goals each. Speaking further on Sky Sports, Giggs insists Rashford and Martial will only be termed as top players once they achieve the target of scoring at least 20 goals in a campaign, he added: "They've got incredible pace so they are extremely dangerous, although to be considered top players they need to be scoring 20 goals a season."

Manchester United have made a rollicking start to their Premier League season with 19 points from their first seven games, and this sees them second behind Manchester City - only on goal difference. The Red Devils have got the easier fixture list to handle during the initial part of the campaign, and the biggest test could come in the next set of games, which will involve the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.

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