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Marcus Rashford insists NOBODY is better for Man Utd than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite Pochettino links

MARCUS RASHFORD is sure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the RIGHT man to lead Manchester United — despite the availability of Mauricio Pochettino.

Former Tottenham boss Poch was favourite to take over at Old Trafford before Solskjaer was handed the United reins on a permanent basis.

And although Pochettino - wanted by Barcelona - is now out of work after being replaced by Jose Mourinho this week, Red Devils and England ace Rashford - who looks to be coming back to his best - believes Solskjaer is the better man for the job.

He said: “Ole is a great guy and he has the club’s interests at heart. There’s not a better person for the job.”

Speaking about extending his contract until 2023 earlier this month, he added: “There was no hesitation from me over signing a new contract.

“It was the same for Ole as well — I could see where his head was at, where he wanted the club to be at and, for me, it was a no-brainer.

“We were on the same page and wanted the same things for the club.”

After 12 games United are seventh, nine points off the top four. But they still have a chance of silverware in the Europa League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup.

Striker Rashford, 22, who has hit 12 goals this season, said: “If we come out of this season with top four but without a trophy, I wouldn’t be happy.

“It is just about putting markers down for what we can do in the future.

“We know that this period is not going to change overnight.

“Ole’s not going to get what he wants overnight.”

Manchester United take on high-flying Sheffield United at 4.30pm on Sunday.

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