Former West Ham and Manchester City player Trevor Sinclair has compared Manchester United goal scoring form and the quality of goals they are scoring to the way Manchester City and Liverpool do.
Manchester United looked refreshed and determined under new coach Erik Ten Hag.
The Red Devils are yet to lose a game in their first three pre-season games. They have scored 11 goals and conceded only two goals in those three games.
Erik Ten Hag’s new look Manchester United has beaten Liverpool, Melbuom Victory, and Crystal Palace. The Dutch tactician has also been able to revive the likes of Marcos Rashford and Anthony Martial.
Marcos Rashford had his worst season since he broke through the Manchester United first team. The English international looked like a pale shadow of himself.
There were rumors linking him with a move from Manchester United. He scored 5 goals in 32 appearances for Manchester United last season. The English international has scored 2 goals in three pre-season games so far.
Anthony Martial also looks like a new player under Erik Ten Hag after spending last season on loan at Seville. He has scored in all Manchester United pre-season games.
What did Trevor Sinclair say about Manchester United?
Speaking on the TalkSports Breakfast show, The former Manchester City players said: “I’m pleased to see Manchester United get a coach in who has a clear philosophy behind how he wants to play, and he’s executing that in training.
“You’re starting to see it in friendly games already. The Rashford goal against Crystal Palace – those are the kind of goals you see Man City or Liverpool score.
“If I was a Man United fan – I know it’s only a friendly and you shouldn’t get overexcited – but you’ve got to get excited by that.”
Meanwhile, Trevor Sinclair claims Manchester United still needs Ajax winger Antony.
Manchester United is in talks with Ajax to sign Brazilian winger Antony. The Brazilian international had been amazing at Ajax under Erik Ten Hag.
The former Manchester City and West Ham winger added: “Ten Hag has been in the building for three or four weeks, he knows what he’s got, and he’s still going for Antony.
“What does that tell you? He rates Antony more than the players he’s got.
“You need to be able to rotate like the top clubs, you need that depth.”
Anthony Martial has been one of the best players for Manchester United in their pre-season. The French international has scored three goals in three games for Manchester United so far.
Trevor Sinclair has been impressed with Anthony Martial’s performances so far.
The former England international continued: “Martial has been superb.
“New manager, spring in his step, clean slate.
“The style of football that they’re now playing, I’ve not seen them play, although it is only pre-season.”
Manchester United’s pre-season game will be against Atletico Madrid on Saturday.