Marcus Rashford may be on track for the best goalscoring season of his career so far, but he has promised the best is still yet to come - suggesting it could still be years before Manchester United fans see him at his peak. 

The 22-year-old has netted nine goals in 17 games at club level this season, putting him just four shy of the 13 he hit last season (his joint-highest tally for a single campaign) with more than half the season remaining. 

Rashford netted in the ​3-1 victory over Brighton prior to the international break before getting himself on the scoresheet in both of England's wins over Montenegro and Kosovo. As he prepares to return to club action with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side on Sunday, he has said that while things are good now, his best is yet to come. 


"In reality, my peak is not going to be for another four or five years," he said via ​ESPN. "As good as things are now, they can only get better.

"I just use these experiences now in my favour to better me in the future, because I know when I'm 25, 26, 27, they're the years when I'm going to be playing my best football.

"I'm just looking ahead to those times really and improving as much as I can until then."

Having started the season poorly, ​Rashford's upswing in form has directly correlated with his side's recent change in fortunes. They have won five of six games since drawing with Liverpool at Old Trafford, albeit with a major slip-up away to Bournemouth coming in the middle of that run. 


The ​Red Devils face a tough test away to a hugely impressive Sheffield United side this weekend, but know a win will put them ahead of Chris Wilder's men, who currently occupy fifth spot, and put them into a strong position as they attempt to qualify for European football next season.

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