Paul Merson believes Man Utd star has blown chance for summer transfer and makes prediction for Crystal Palace clash
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Paul Merson ‘cannot see’ Marcus Rashford getting a transfer move (Picture: Sky Sports)

believes has played himself out of a move away from this summer.

The forward has been repeatedly linked with an Old Trafford exit amid .

Paris Saint-Germain have held interest in Rashford for several years but Merson says clubs will be reluctant to spend ‘silly money’ on the 26-year-old given his inconsistent performances for Manchester United.

Rashford has only scored seven goals in 31 Premier League appearances this season, with his underwhelming form possibly costing him a place in England’s squad for Euro 2024.

‘There have been reports that Marcus Rashford could be offloaded this summer,’ former Arsenal and England star Merson told .

‘I like him but he blows hot and cold far too often for teams to pay silly money for him, so I can’t see him getting a transfer this summer.’

Rashford is not the only Manchester United player to struggle this season in a side sitting just seventh in the Premier League with four games remaining.

Rashford has been linked with a move away from Manchester United (Picture: Getty)

Erik ten Hag’s side return to action on Monday night against Crystal Palace and Merson has predicted more disappointment for United fans.

‘If Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise are fully fit, Crystal Palace will beat Manchester United and anyone who has watched the Red Devils in recent weeks will agree with me,’ he added.

‘Manchester United are a massive football club, but not a massive football team anymore. Their team is not even remotely close to being considered good enough considering the size of the club.

‘I’d be more shocked if Manchester United won this game – that’s where it’s got to at the moment! I’m going 2-1 to Palace.’

Meanwhile, Ally McCoist believes Rashford and says it would be in the best interests of all parties if he was to leave United.

‘Looking at Marcus Rashford, I honestly believe it’s in the best interest of all parties that he goes and gets a fresh challenge somewhere else,’ he told .

‘I think he needs it and I think the Manchester United fans are beginning to run out of patience with him and a few others in the side. I look at his body language and he just doesn’t look happy.’

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