Man Utd star Marcus Rashford is high U23 scorer in Europe forward of Kylian Mbappe and Chelsea ace Tammy Abraham

Man Utd star Marcus Rashford is top U23 scorer in Europe ahead of Kylian Mbappe and Chelsea ace Tammy Abraham

MARCUS RASHFORD is the highest Undee-23 goalscorer in Europe’s top-five leagues, forward of Kylian Mbappe and Tammy Abraham.

The Manchester United ahead, who turned 22 in October, has netted 14 Premier League objectives thus far this time period.

Marcus Rashford is the top-scoring Beneath-23 participant in Europe’s top-five leagues this season

That features the double he bagged in his final league outing, as United thumped Norwich 4-0.

Abraham, 22, additionally netted on Saturday as Chelsea noticed off Burnley at Stamford Bridge, taking his tally to 13 in his first season because the Blues’ primary striker.

And that complete is similar quantity that Mbappe has managed for Paris Saint-Germain this time period.

The World Cup winner, 21, scored twice on Wednesday evening in opposition to his former aspect Monaco to go eight factors clear on the high of Ligue 1.

Mbappe didn’t have fun his first aim however then didn’t maintain again after the second to hit again at “insults”.

He instructed Canal+: “I didn’t have fun the primary aim, I used to be skilled right here and people ties should be revered.

“My celebration on the second aim? There have been a couple of insults and we needed to reply. However it was good.”

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Lille ahead Victor Osimhen has ten objectives, the identical quantity as Lautara Martinez for Inter Milan.

Jadon Sancho and Gabriel Jesus each have 9 whereas Everton duo Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin are amongst a number of the stars to hit eight.

Solely Ciro Motionless (20), Robert Lewandowski (19) and Jamie Vardy (17) have greater than Rashford this time period.

In the meantime, Danny Ings, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Wissam Ben Yedder, Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku all have 14.

However Rashford could not have the prospect so as to add to his complete when Manchester United journey to face Liverpool on Sunday.

The striker got here on as an alternative to his 201st Purple Devils look however lasted simply 15 minutes earlier than compelled off once more with a again damage.

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his gamble to make use of the England star “backfired”.

He confessed: “In fact I’m apprehensive. I didn’t need to play Marcus.

“He received a knock to his knee and his again. He has been struggling for some time. That’s why we stored him away.

“However we would have liked the win. He was concerned within the aim nevertheless it backfired.

“He received a knock and couldn’t run however we’ll do something we will to get him match for Sunday.

“Marcus is a fast healer and he’ll play by some ache if it’s not a foul damage however we’ll see.”