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Rashford has never been a centre-forward & Martial needs to learn No.9 role, claims Cole

Marcus Rashford has “never been a centre-forward”, says Andy Cole, with the Manchester United star urged to focus his attention on maximising obvious potential in a wider role.

Upon making a senior breakthrough at Old Trafford, an exciting academy graduate was eager to point out that he saw his long-term future filling a central post.

Opportunities have been afforded to him down the middle, but the 22-year-old has not been as effective as he is on the flanks.

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With that in mind, former United striker Cole believes Rashford should be looking to thrive in a position which is a more natural fit for his qualities.