Marcus Rashford

Gareth Southgate has heaped praise on Marcus Rashford after the striker scored the winner for England against Switzerland on Tuesday night.

Rashford, who has had a difficult start to the season with Manchester United, also notched the opener at Wembley in their Nations League clash with Spain on Saturday night, before scoring the only goal in their friendly at the King Power Stadium.

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“I’m really pleased for him more than anything.

“We know how exciting he is and we know he is going to be a top player, he’s got a super mentality and he’s great to work with.

“He’s got two goals this week, some of his performances with us have been really good but to finish with two really good finishes is very important for him,” Southgate said after the 20-year-old scored his fifth international goal.