Rashford supplied the help for Antony’s debut purpose earlier than scoring twice within the second-half as United sealed a 3-1 win over the Gunners at Outdated Trafford.
Erik ten Hag hailed the 24-year-old’s function in urgent Mikel Arteta’s aspect on Sunday with former United captain Roy Keane highlighting his ‘starvation and want’ after his energic efficiency that additionally impressed Ferdinand.
Rashford endured a woeful 2021-22 season the place his future at United got here beneath scrutiny however Ferdinand believes the striker has begun to find his type after going ‘again to fundamentals’, drawing comparisons along with his former teammate Tevez.
‘Marcus Rashford right now, an help and two objectives, and Marcus Rashford who remains to be looking for the supreme confidence that he got here beneath the highlight with,’ Ferdinand told FIVE.
‘I feel the catalyst for that [his performance], is that he’s gone again to fundamentals. And that’s what we’ve been asking for.
‘He’s gone again to fundamentals. He runs round chasing balls into the goalkeeper misplaced causes and issues like that remind me and take me again to somewhat bit to Carlos Tevez.
Rashford was on the rating sheet twice on Sunday (Image: Getty)
‘He was like a participant who acquired the followers off their seat for issues like that. Received the group going, generated an environment, made the opposite gamers on the group suppose, ‘proper, we’ve acquired to go as nicely.’
‘And if he can hold that in his sport, the opposite parts that he has: the standard the power to run behind groups and scare groups, after which end or put possibilities on a plate for others, they then come.
‘However it’s a must to do the arduous stuff first. The stuff that you just in all probability don’t really feel such as you’re getting rewarded for first after which the reward comes later.
‘So I’m delighted for Marcus. I’m so completely satisfied. And the way can we speak about this with out even speaking about Antony, the brand new singing is available in and bangs in. Antony coming in, large signing. He couldn’t have requested for a greater begin with a purpose.’
Rashford has now scored three and supplied two assists this time period.
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