Marcus Rashford has heaped praise on Jadon Sancho and admitted he would love to form an explosive front three with him and Anthony Martial at Manchester United next season.
Speculation has been rife about the future of the Borussia Dortmund winger, who has had a phenomenal campaign in the Bundesliga contributing 14 goals and 15 assists in 23 appearances.
Recent reports have suggested that the Red Devils are leading Chelsea in the race for the 20-year-old’s signature, with Dortmund said to be willing to part ways with the England ace for a fee of €110million (£97m).
Speaking on an Instagram Live, Rashford admitted he would welcome the signing of Sancho with open arms.
“It would be good, Sancho’s a great player and he’s like a new generation player,” the 22-year-old said.
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“It’s definitely exciting to watch him become the player he’s becoming. Hopefully we can all play together, that would be good.
“He plays off the cuff, he’s creative and imaginative, these are the things you need to be world class.”
Meanwhile, Red Devils legend Rio Ferdinand, who won six titles at Old Trafford from 2002-2014, has urged the club to seal a summer deal for Sancho.
He said: “I want Jadon to go to a team where he will play, improve and get trophies.
“He’s been linked with United, Chelsea, PSG but I think United is the place for him to go because I’m biased.
“(Marcus) Rashford, (Anthony) Martial, Kane, Sancho, that would intimate a lot of centre-halves before a whistle is blown. Definitely.”
“Of course, he has to. If he wears the seven (shirt) he has to be there for the next ten years. That’s what that shirt deserves and demands.
“He’s flying and one of the best young kids in the world at the moment. He’s a player with huge potential and will go for over £100m.
“You are buying someone for 10 years at your club, it’s massive money but I’d take him and risk it.”