Manchester United star is the best player in the world

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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is the best player the world, according to Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones.

Rashford scored his 25th goal of the season as Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0 in the Carabao Cup final.

“He came back from the World Cup probably not starting as many games as he would have liked [for England],” Jones told Sky Sports.

“He’s knuckled down, got on with it, he’s become sharper, stronger, and you see that in his performances this season.

“Defenders find it really hard to cope with him, he can take it one way or the other, goals from outside the box, he’s scored a few headers recently as well, so his all-round game has hit heights he probably didn’t think he was going to get to. He’s been brilliant, and on current form he’s probably the best player in the world.

“You can see his body shape, he’s strengthened in the gym and worked really hard on himself. The club have worked with him really well. After training [as well]. People don’t see the work he puts in after training. I’m delighted for him, he deserves it.”