Rashford is said to be ‘in same finishing lessons as Ronaldo’ to keep good form

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is undergoing the same finishing lessons that turned Cristiano Ronaldo into a prolific goalscorer at Old Trafford.

Rashford is likely to alternate with Anthony Martial as United’s lone striker this season having been primarily used in a wide role since his breakthrough at Old Trafford.

Last season he scored 17 goals in 54 appearances in all competitions for club and country, but Solskjaer wants him to add more goals to his game.

The 21-year-old started the season with two goals as United beat Chelsea 4-0 on Sunday and his form in front of goal is said to be the product of intense finishing sessions.

The Daily Mirror have reported that United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is working with Rashford to improve his movement and get him to attempt more one and two touch finishes.

Solskjaer has also encouraged he England international to position himself more centrally before shooting at goal.

Ronaldo, one of Rashford’s childhood heroes, underwent a similar training regime before developing into one of the most prolific goalscorers in football history.

The Juventus forward worked with former United coach Rene Meulensteen on improving his conversion rate in front of goal during his time at Old Trafford.

Meulensteen gave him videos of great goalscorers from United’s past to study, such as Solskjaer, Dwight Yorke, Andy Cole and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Rashford will hope Ronaldo’s methods have the same impact on his game as he prepares to take on Wolves at Molineux on Sunday.