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Man City star admits Rashford concern ahead of Manchester derby

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The Citizens will take on their city-rivals in a crucial Premier League match on Sunday.

Manchester City star Kyle Walker has expressed concern over facing Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford in the upcoming Manchester derby, despite Rashford’s relatively low goal tally this season. 

Rashford, who scored 30 goals for United last season, has found the back of the net only once in 12 appearances for his club this campaign. However, Walker, who plays alongside Rashford for the England national team, is well aware of the danger his compatriot poses on the field.

“Marcus has shown over the years that he’s the sort of player who can create problems for any side if they don’t match him,” Walker said (via MEN). “He’s been important for United and England since he was a teenager because of the threat he offers to any team he’s in.

“He’s got a lot of different qualities. We know he can be dangerous at the weekend.”

Rashford scored the winning goal for United in last season’s encounter at Old Trafford, and although there were claims of offside, Walker emphasized that City doesn’t harbour grudges from the past and is focused on the bigger picture. 

“We lost at Old Trafford and went on to win the treble. Ultimately that’s what matters,” the Man City defender added.