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Spurs boss Mourinho compares 'very clever' Scarlett to Man Utd forward Rashford

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has compared Dane Scarlett to Manchester United star Marcus Rashford.

16-year-old Scarlett assisted Carlos Vinicius for the final goal of Tottenham's 4-0 victory over Wolfsberger on Wednesday.

Mourinho worked alongside Rashford at Old Trafford and sees similar traits in the promising Scarlett.

He said on BT Sport: "He is a diamond, a kid with incredible potential. He has worked many times with the first team and that gives him a different personality.

"He is still 16, 17 soon and I believe next season he will be a first team squad player because he has a lot of talent.

"He is going to be a fantastic player and I hope everything around him goes well.

"He is a striker, a number nine, I have been playing him from the sides similar to Marcus Rashford and is very clever."

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