OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER wants Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to become the new Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke.
The Manchester United boss has got the pair on extra training sessions together to help develop their understanding.
2 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to become the new Andy Cole and Dwight YorkeCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Rashford, 21, struck twice and Martial, 23, also netted in United’s 4-0 win against Chelsea on the opening day of the new Premier League season.
And Solskjaer has told England ace Rashford and French forward Martial that they can become his answer to Cole and Yorke.
The Norwegian is convinced the youthful pairing can strike up an understanding similar to that of Old Trafford’s former deadly duo.
And that is the reason why Solskjaer gave the green light for Belgian hitman Romelu Lukaku to leave for Inter Milan this summer.
Strikers Yorke and Cole starred in United’s stunning Treble-winning season in 1999.
That epic campaign culminated in their fairytale 2-1 Champions League win against Bayern Munich — with Solskjaer’s iconic last-gasp goal.
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Yorke and Cole developed an almost telepathic understanding which saw them become the most feared pairing in Europe for a couple of seasons.
During that Treble-winning season, they bagged an astonishing 53 goals between them — with 35 of those coming in the league.
The following campaign the pair hit another 46 goals between them.
2 Strikers Yorke and Cole starred in United’s stunning Treble-winning season in 1999Credit: News Group Newspapers Ltd