Cape Town - Marcus Rashford reckons Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's management
style is better for the club's players than the approach of former boss Jose
Solskjaer replaced Mourinho as Manchester United manager on
an interim basis last December.
The Norwegian impressed initially to the point that he was
given the permanent job by March, but United's form and results since have been
far from perfect.
But Rashford, whose own performances have mirrored the
wonderful start but current malaise of Solskjaer's reign, says "he needs
to be backed" to continue.
"He's very different but that's expected because he's
played," he told BBC Sport.
"Off the pitch, he understands the players a bit
On Mourinho, he added: "I don't think it was a problem
for him because he's obviously a top manager and he has his way of reading
people but for me when a manager has played, they have lived the lifestyle and
might be a bit more understanding.
"Everyone's confident in the manager, for one, and we
may not be doing what he's telling us to perfection yet but the initial
response to his tactics, his training has been phenomenal.
"For me, his plan, it's not just a plan for just this
season or just the next game, it's a plan for years.
"I think he needs to be backed in the position that
we're in now. We don't need this rotation of managers because you never