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Hoddle tells Man Utd boss Mourinho: Rashford NEEDS to start games

Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle fears Marcus Rashford's development will be blunted at Manchester United.

Hoddle wrote for the Mail on Sunday: "He started on Thursday and didn't look particularly good but then again none of his team-mates did either. He had looked excellent coming on against Manchester City and scored the winner at Hull.

"But I can't see him getting a clear run in the first team at Manchester United. Certainly he'll be fortunate to have made 100 starts by the age of 21. But those three years are crucial to your development as a player. If you're on the bench and coming on occasionally, you aren't learning.

"It's all well and good coming on when players are tired and the game is stretched. There's much less responsibility on you then. Where you really learn is when you have to share the burden of expectation with the starting XI.

"Having a couple of starts a month in the Europa League and League Cup and then waiting four weeks for your next start doesn't breed maturity. A run of games in the first team means you get the full range of experiences."

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