'He has what it takes to wear my old shirt' - Berbatov backs Martial to succeed in 'his' number 9 jersey
'He has what it takes to wear my old shirt' - Berbatov backs Martial to succeed in 'his' number 9 jersey
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'He has what it takes to wear my old shirt' - Berbatov backs Martial to succeed in 'his' number 9 jersey

Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov is convinced Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial can lead the lines well for the club this season. 

The Bulgarian, who starred for the club under Alex Furguson, was impressed by the two forwards' show at home against Chelsea last week in the opening match of the Premier League and is in praise of their partnership. 

 “United were better than I expected them to be against Chelsea and I think many United fans were surprised by the quality of the performance," 

Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka were unbelievably commanding in defense while [Marcus] Rashford and Anthony Martial showed a strong understanding upfront," 

“They are two intelligent young forwards and as long as they communicate they can be deadly together," 

“Rashford's finishing was exquisite while Martial scored a typical number nine's goal that showed he's got what it takes to wear my old shirt.”

United put Chelsea to the sword in a 4-0 hammering, with Rashford grabbing a brace while Martial and new signing James were on the scoresheet as well. 

The team will head to Molineux to face Wolves this weekend in a tricky fixture, considering United lost twice last season at the same grounds. 

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