Marcus Rashford has been linked with a summer move to Barcelona, as replacement for aging Luis Suarez.
However, there are absolutely no guarantees, as no official offer has been submitted to the red devils with respect to the striker. And ESPN pundit Craig Burley believes United have all the cards to call over Rashford’s potential move, revealing when the striker is best possible to complete a switch to the Spanish side, if it will ever happen.
“Well what we do know is that Rashford is not turning up at press conferences and going ‘I wouldn’t mind playing for Barcelona one day’,” Craig Burley said.
“So it’s certainly not coming from him.
“I could see some top clubs potentially looking at him.
“I think there is still some more to come from him for sure, he’s only a youngster.
“He’s a Manchester boy, he’s playing for I believe the club he supported.
“Everything’s going in an upward trend from now that Mourinho’s gone and he’s getting more game time.
“A bit like the scenario with Paul Pogba, who has been linked with Real Madrid and some other clubs, is United want to keep and add to their best players.
“This is a potential for down the line for a youngster.
“I think [Suarez] has got a couple of years [left] at the top, which is also coinciding with [Lionel] Messi as well who is also in his 30s now, although it doesn’t seem to be stopping the wee man.
“But I think a couple of years and Barcelona will look to bring players in to plug that hole and not leave it too late.
“I just think maybe possibly 18 months down the line that might be a better chance, if he’s still playing well.”