The ongoing tension between Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag and winger Jadon Sancho has been widely discussed.
On the pitch, the Red Devils are struggling.
As anticipated, Manchester United suffered a defeat to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League during the week.
Considering their performance in the early stages of the new Premier League season, it appears increasingly unlikely that Ten Hag’s team can mount a serious challenge against their city rivals, Manchester City, for the title.
It seems that this season may ultimately revolve around securing a place in the Premier League’s top four.
However, amidst this challenging period, there is a ray of hope in the form of Rasmus Hojlund.
Rasmus Hojlund, who arrived from Atalanta in the summer transfer window, initially faced injury setbacks.
Now fully fit, the 20-year-old Danish international striker has started to feature regularly and has been highly promising.
Hojlund made a notable impact when coming on as a substitute against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in North London.
In the match against Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford, the young striker stood out as a bright spark.
Moreover, Hojlund found the back of the net for Manchester United in their UEFA Champions League encounter with Bayern Munich during the week.
Gary Lineker, former Tottenham Hotspur striker and BBC One’s Match of the Day pundit, has been particularly impressed with Hojlund’s performances.
Speaking on The Rest is Football podcast, Lineker expressed his admiration for Hojlund after observing his displays against Brighton and Bayern.
Lineker remarked, “Even during the weekend, I noticed some of his movements and how