It's no secret when it comes to how well Marcus Rashford is doing at Manchester United.
He's made his name at a remarkable pace after breaking into the first team last season, and is now a surefire starter at Old Trafford. He's hit goal after goal and has proven himself as one of United's - and England's - hottest prospects. And he's still only 18.
Marcus Rashford has scored 12 goals in his first 25 games for United, the same record Wayne Rooney had at that stage https://t.co/h6YBVKAao9
But as Wayne Rooney looks to be losing his place in United's first team, after a series of below-par showings, a series of incredible statistics showing just how similar the two have performed after their respective United debuts have popped up, courtesy of the Mail.
Rooney signed from Everton in 2004, aged 18. He went on to make his United debut at the same age, but scored his first Premier League goal against Arsenal before he joined. Rashford's first Premier League goal also came against the Gunners.
Their United debuts came in European competition. And both scored - Rooney with a hat-trick against Fenerbahce - while Rashford bagged a brace against FC Midtjylland back in February.
Rashford and Rooney both hit 12 goals in their first 25. Both got their first #MUFC goal in Europe and first PL goals against #AFC. Scary.
Both players even racked up 12 goals in their first 25 appearances. It's getting a little scary, but Rashford ensured that strike rate with his tap in against Leicester City at the weekend. He was instrumental as United smashed four in the first half to put the champions to the sword, and while they're completely different players, both have proven to be scary propositions in their teenage years.
He may be getting some stick now, but if Rashford can emulate Rooney's career at United, he won't have done half bad.