‘I’m not Harry Potter’ – Erik ten Hag rejects praise as Marcus Rashford’s return to form at Manchester United continues


Erik ten Hag has refused to take credit for Marcus Rashford’s stunning form, declaring: “I’m not Harry Potter.” The Manchester United forward is on an impressive run, scoring 11 goals in 11 matches since returning to Old Trafford from the World Cup in Qatar. Rashford has been simply sensational since returning from the World CupGetty Ten Hag admits that he can’t claim credit for Rashford’s upturn in formAFP As a result, the 25-year-old is currently one of the top players in the Premier League and is showing little sign of slowing down. United are in action once again on Saturday night as they host Reading in the FA Cup fourth round, a match that will be live on talkSPORT. But while Rashford will be hoping to add to the 18 goals that he’s already scored this season, United’s Dutch head coach believes that only the forward can claim credit for his dramatic upturn in form. Speaking to the media, Ten Hag: “I’m not Harry Potter! It’s just confidence. “Every player has to make and get his own confidence. He fought for this, he invested in this. “Of course, with my coaching staff, we bring in structures, especially in the way of play that gives him routines that he needs to get into the right position. Rashford will be hoping to continue his form for some time yetAFP Most read in Football Caicedo wants to leave Brighton amid failed Arsenal bid, Newcastle agree £45m Gordon deal Incoming Everton boss Dyche urged to sign West Ham wantaway star as Gordon replacement Kieran Tierney could leave Arsenal as Gunners linked with highly-rated Dortmund target Gordon transfer update with development in Everton and Newcastle talks that could end deal Video emerges of Arteta refusing to celebrate City's winner vs Arsenal during Etihad spell 'He's on another level' - Nketiah body transformation has seen him lead title charge “But finally, it’s up to him, to the player, and when the player has the confidence then I’m convinced in the way we are working – the way of play is most important but also the environment and the culture are also important – that the player can perform at his best. “It’s obvious that Marcus at this moment is in really good shape, really good form. I think from day to day, from training to training, from game to game, the routines are taking effect.” Keep up to date with all the latest news, rumours and gossip with our LIVE transfer blog