Man United have slapped a ridiculous price tag on Marcus Rashford after blistering form
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Manchester United have reportedly slapped a whopping price tag on talisman Marcus Rashford after his incredible run of goalscoring form.
The forward struck twice in United's 3-0 win over Leicester City on Sunday to make it 24 goals in all competitions for the season.
After an impressive World Cup campaign with England saw him find the net three times, Rashford has scored 16 goals in his last 17 games and is quite possibly the most in-form player in Europe at the moment.
He's already bettered his previous best seasonal tally of 22 in the 2019/20 campaign and has gone up gear under Erik ten Hag, with the help of striker coach Benni McCarthy.
It's been a remarkable resurgence from a player who looked like he might just have been on the way out having scored just five goals last term.
Real Madrid are believed to interested in United's No.10. Los Blancos are looking for a long-term replacement for captain Karim Benzema but don't look like they are in the mix for Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland at this moment in time.
Rashford is contracted until 2024 after United triggered a one-year extension option in his existing deal but the Daily Star say United value him at €130 million (£115 million).
There was some talk about him moving on from his boyhood club in the past but his importance to the team cannot be overstated and the Red Devils are now desperate to tie him down to a new and improved deal.
"Of course [Rashford's new contract] is a priority," Ten Hag told Sky Sports News after the Leicester City win.
"We are working on that, just sit and wait, but in the background we work hard. Of course [we have to keep him].
"I think the team is in a good place and Marcus is definitely in a good place. We are happy with his performances. He is in such good form. You can keep that if you keep the right energy and put the right investment in.
"Every game you have to take it as a new game. And you know at the moment that when Marcus comes into the position that he will score.
"When he is happy it gives him energy and a positive mood and then the goals will come. He has such great skills to score goals.
"I don't know [if he wasn't happy last season]. On the first day I met him, I told him 'I want to see your smile, I want to see your teeth and then it is OK'. We see it often and I think he is in a happy place and the whole dressing room is in a happy place and I think it is good."
Rashford scored at the Nou Camp for United last Thursday and will look to replicate his heroics in the second leg of the Europa League play-off at Old Trafford.