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Jamie Carragher says Man Utd star should win POTY instead of Erling Haaland

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Jamie Carragher has backed Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford to be crowned Premier League Player of the Year 2022-23 over Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland has scored once in his last four Premier League games (Picture: Getty)

Erling Haaland has scored once in his last four Premier League games (Picture: Getty)© Provided by Metro

Manchester City striker Haaland, who moved to the Etihad this summer from Borussia Dortmund, has registered 26 goals and four assists across 23 games.

But Liverpool legend Carragher has instead backed England international Rashford, who has looked a new player under Erik ten Hag this term.

The 25-year-old had spent a long spell struggling at Old Trafford before the arrival of Ten Hag ahead of the current campaign.

Rashford is now back on the top of his game under the Dutch boss – particularly since the domestic season restarted after the World Cup in Qatar.

In that time Rashford has scored 10 goals in 10 top-flight games, making him one of the most in-form strikers across Europe’s big five leagues.

‘Step aside Erling Haaland,’ Carragher told The Telegraph. ‘Marcus Rashford is currently producing performances of a complete Premier League striker.

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