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Marcus Rashford & Andre Onana among worst performers in Premier League this season

Manchester United duo Marcus Rashford and Andre Onana are among the worst performers after eight games into the Premier League campaign.

The Red Devils have had a tough start to the season and they are currently languishing in the 10th spot in the league with only 12 points on the board.

The club have had issues everywhere on the field and there are no surprises that two of their stars are currently among the worst performers thus far.

Rashford had a fabulous 2022/23 season where he scored 30 goals in all competitions. 17 of those came in the top-flight as United eventually finished third.

The 25-year-old has struggled to replicate the showing in the early part of this season and as things stand, he has just one goal to show for his efforts.

As per The Athletic, he is currently the second most wasteful finisher in the league behind Chelsea’s Nicolas Jackson with an xG difference of -1.8.

Rashford has been guilty of taking too much time on the ball this season compared to the previous. He has often tried to dribble his way into the box, only to lose possession in the end.

The Englishman scored a brilliant goal for his country this week with a trademark finish from the edge of the box. Hopefully, this will be the start of a long scoring run for the left winger.

Aside from Rashford, goalkeeper Andre Onana has endured a similarly difficult start. He has been poor with his handling and has already made multiple high-profile mistakes between the sticks.

Looking into shot-stoppers, who have played 500 league minutes this term, Onana is currently placed 17th ahead of only Brentford’s Mark Flekken. He is currently on -1.32 for goals prevented.

The Cameroonian star came with a huge reputation from Inter Milan after guiding them to the Champions League final where he was a stand-out performer despite Manchester City’s win.

His ball-playing ability was highlighted as one of his main strengths. However, Onana has looked nervous at times. Casemiro was recently sent off against Galatasaray after a poor pass from him.

Onana has also looked vulnerable when coming up against low shots. He will no doubt want to redeem himself. Hopefully, we will see a big improvement from him when the season resumes.

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