Marcus Rashford: Manchester United's new star in numbers

  • 29 February 2016
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Marcus Rashford a special talent - Van Gaal

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford's incredible start to his professional career continued at Old Trafford on Sunday against Arsenal.

The 18-year-old marked his Premier League debut with two goals in three minutes as United beat Arsenal 3-2.

Rashford also scored twice on his first-team debut against Danish champions FC Midtjylland in the Europa League on Thursday.

With Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal calling Rashford a "special talent", Newsround looks at the teenage striker's career so far in numbers.

18 years, 120 days

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Image caption The age of Rashford when he scored his first Premier League double, exactly the age team-mate Wayne Rooney was when he claimed his first double in the top flight


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Image caption Marcus Rashford was born on 31 October 1997, a year after Arsene Wenger became manager of Arsenal


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Image caption When Rashford headed home his second of the afternoon on Sunday he took his tally to four and was averaging a goal every 30.5 minutes in professional football


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Image caption The number of goals Rashford scored, in 25 starts, when he was top scorer of United's Under-18s last season


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Image caption Rashford and Danny Welbeck both played for local junior team Fletcher Moss Rangers growing up and the pair were each on target in the first half

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