“I can give a lot of other examples of the same thing. Muller at Bayern, Xavi and Iniesta and Barcelona”
Louis van Gaal
“I believe in young players, and at all my clubs I have given them a chance, even when I started out at AZ Alkmaar.
“Then I went to Ajax and [Patrick] Kluivert, 18 years old, gave the same sort of performances as we are seeing from Rashford.”
Despite Rashford’s incredible form, Van Gaal has admitted he wasn’t ready for first-team football at Old Trafford.
He added: “He is not yet ready and he knows that; he can still learn a lot.